Children's Hope International is
one of leading Ethiopian adoption agencies, has found homes for 30 orphans from Ethiopia since our first
family returned home in August 2007. Nearly 100 orphans from
Ethiopia will have new loving families by the end of 2008.
Children's Hope International is committed to be there for you each step
of the way to see you to the end of your adoption journey
with as few bumps as possible. Families love our Ethiopia
Adoption Team in the US and in Addis Ababa.
Kevin, who were Children's Hope International, a leading
Ethiopian adoption agency first family for Ethiopia
arrived home safely, cradling their new son in their
arms. The couple traveled to Ethiopia in August 2007 to meet
their 6-month-old son, Micah Yabsira, in the Children's Hope
International transition home in capital city Addis Abba, Ethiopia.
Micah with his
mother Stacie are pictured to the left.
For information about our
Ethiopia Adoption Program,
you can call us
a free copy of Ethiopia adoption guide,
and Its Children
is a beautiful country situated in the Northeastern
part of Africa near the Red Sea,
which is also known as The
Horn of Africa. It is a country rich in
culture, history and national pride, and is also
called The Cradle of Humanity. The territory of Ethiopia
measures 1,098,000 square kilometers and is slightly
smaller than the state of Alaska. It is in Ethiopia
where the great African river, The Blue Nile, has
its source. It is among the 20 most populated
countries in the world, 2nd most populous
region in African, with a population of
approximately 77 million. As well, it is on of the
oldest countries in the world with a recorded
history of over 3000 years and was the home of the
Queen of Sheba. Seventeen years of civil war in
Ethiopia, which lasted from 1974 until 1991,
bankrupted the country and left millions of orphaned
children are beautiful. Children waiting for placement are male and female,
infant to 15 years old, healthy as well as special
birth and sibling groups are available.
Many children have resided in a local orphanage, community
care or in the hospital of birth prior to being matched with
a family. The children are tested for HIV, Hepatitis B,
Tuberculosis and Venereal Disease prior to being placed.
more information about Ethiopia adoption, please contact Us
receiving your application, Children's Hope International
approval of your application,
assign you a personal adoption consultant to assist you
throughout the process.
you with finding a home study agency, if needed.
weekly updates to keep you updated on what¡¯s going on in the
Ethiopia adoption program.
guidance in gathering and assembling documents for your
and arrange your documents and photos into a proper dossier.
completion of the dossier, express dossier to the US
Department of State, and the Ethiopia Embassy for
of 10 hours of Hague Approved Parent Education Training and
Self Awareness Tool, (and dossier) place you on the waiting
list for a referral.
your dossier to our Coordinator in Ethiopia.
you that your dossier has gone to Ethiopia and that you are
now a waiting family.
you a Ethiopia Adoption Travel Guide that will explain and
prepare you for your
you of your referral.
photo, background and medical information on the identified
acceptance of the referral, notify in-country coordinator of
Have dossier translated into Amharic
Present dossier to the Ministry of Women¡¯s Affairs (MOWA)
coordinator will represent you in the Ethiopia Federal Court
to finalize the adoption for you.
family of approval by the court and send final Travel Packet
notification of Embassy visa interview date.
travel/transportation within Ethiopia, and accommodations at
the House of Hope (HOH)
with travel and accommodations to and from Ethiopia.
parents at Ethiopia airport of entry.
and guide you in finalizing all adoption processes in
parent(s) to all required appointments and meetings.
parent(s) and child to the airport for the flight back home.
you a ¡°Post-Adoption Guide¡± that will explain procedures
upon your return.
fee statement, outlining all fees paid to Children¡¯s Hope
Information Meetings for
Join us for a free online
Ethiopia adoption webinar and connect with a knowledgeable and caring adoption consultant. Each webinar is about one hour. Ask questions and get answers.
Want to talk with a real person?
Call 1-888-899-2349 to ask questions about
Ethiopian adoption options for your family.