ADOPTION EVENTS

  1. International Adoption

    1. Africa

      1. Burkina Faso
      2. Burundi
      3. Ethiopia
      4. Morocco
      5. South Africa
      6. Uganda
    2. Asia

      1. Azerbaijan
      2. China
      3. Hong Kong
      4. India
      5. Korea South
      6. Kyrgyzstan
      7. Marshall Islands
      8. Nepal
      9. Philippines
      10. Taiwan
      11. Thailand
      12. Vietnam
    3. Caribbean Islands

      1. Haiti
      2. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG)
    4. Eastern Europe

      1. Albania
      2. Armenia
      3. Bulgaria
      4. Georgia
      5. Hungary
      6. Kazakhstan
      7. Latvia
      8. Lithuania
      9. Macedonia
      10. Moldova
      11. Poland
      12. Romania
      13. Serbia
      14. Ukraine
    5. Latin America

      1. Brazil
      2. Colombia
      3. Costa Rica
      4. Dominican Republic
      5. Ecuador
      6. El Salvador
      7. Guyana
      8. Honduras
      9. Mexico
      10. Nicaragua
      11. Panama
      12. Peru
    6. Unspecified

      1. Samoa
    7. USA

      1. USA

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Ethiopia Adoption

80 Waiting Children in Africa 16 Agencies with Children from Africa

Overview

There are many agencies licensed to work in Ethiopia, and most do support or directly run the orphanages they work with. Over recent years, many children have joined US families from Ethiopia, including sibling groups, older children, toddlers and older infants.

Children Available for Adoption from Ethiopia: While there are younger children available, there is a great need for families who are open to adopting a sibling group, or a child over the age of 5 years. Families wishing to adopt a younger child will generally wait longer for a referral than those who are more flexible.

Parent Qualifications: Couples up to age 44 years may adopt from Ethiopia. There is some flexibility in age range of parents for those adopting special needs and older children. Families size (large families) is also flexible, though families with 5 or less children currently at home are preferred.

Single Applicants: Discuss with specific agency whether they are accepting singles.

Travel: Families will travel twice to Ethiopia, first to finalize the adoption with the Ethiopian court and second to process the child’s U.S. Visa and bring the child home. Each trip lasts approximately 5-10 days.

Timeline: It may take 18-24 months to complete an adoption from Ethiopia. There are several steps involved, and the timeline can vary greatly.   


Ethiopia Adoption Resources

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