American for International Aid and Adoption

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Americans for Internation Aid and Adoption

Attention Korean Adult Adoptees!
Two wonderful enrichment programs in Korea are being provided by SWS (Social Welfare Society) and sponsored by the Ministry of Health and Welfare:

Kyung Hee University Korean Language Program:
This opportunity will accept 7 participants who must be above the age of 18 and have at least a high school diploma. Government funding is limited to education only. Participants are responsible for funding their textbooks, meals and accomodations. Should you wish to stay at the dormitory, please contact Kyung Hee University for more information. Also, during the program, the SWS Guest House is available for the participants with no cost for the first 7 days and thereafter be provided for a discounted price of $15 (KRW 15,000) per day. For the Language Course Schedule and the University Application Form, please download the attached documents. Scan and email your application to rosemary@aiaaadopt.org, with a copy to jan@aiaaadopt.org. Please note that the application deadlines posted are for Korea. AIAA submits all forms, so we ask that you have your application to us two weeks prior to the printed deadline.

 

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Application:

SWS Welcome Home #7:
This homeland tour is for adults ages 20 – 40 who have never visited Korea before. It has been very popular and well-received. The number of participants are limited to 15. The tour will be from Saturday, August 16 – Friday, August 22, 2014. Participants will be paired with a Korean mentor and will have an opportunity to experience Korean food, dance, and visit sites both in and outside of Seoul. Airfare is the participant’s responsibility, but all expenses during the program will be covered, except for personal expenses. For the Welcome Home Application Form and the Welcome Home Itinerary, please download the attached documents. Scan and email your application to rosemary@aiaaadopt.org, with a copy to jan@aiaaadopt.org. We ask that you have your application to us by Friday, May 16, 2014 to allow us time to submit it to SWS. Each agency will be notified of the final participants the second week of June.

 

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LOOKING FOR FAMILY FOR EASTERN EUROPEAN SIBLING GIRLS.

AGES 9 AND 13. EXCELLENT GRADES, ACTIVE, PARTICIPATE IN SINGING AND ART IN SCHOOL.

SINGLE FEMALE APPLICANTS ACCEPTED.

 


Now the excitement begins. One of the first things that you need to do before beginning the process to adopt a child from overseas is to educate yourself:

  1. Go online and research all sites pertaining to agencies, children being placed, costs, travel, US Government, agencies’ and overseas requirements;
     

  2. Join adoptive parent group or talk to other families who have adopted internationally;
     

  3. Read everything you can find about risks and rewards of international adoption.

GETTING STARTED WITH AIAA
 


 KOREA:  OPEN INTAKE. IF YOU HAVE A COMPLETED HOME STUDY, CALL OR EMAIL TAMMY@AIAAADOPT.ORG. Either sex, most likely a boy, up to 12 months of age at time of referral. Children with moderate or significant medical issues wait for families. NEW PROCESSING REQUIREMENTS WILL REQUIRE 2 TRIPS.

BULGARIA: PILOT PROGRAM FOR OLDER KIDS AND THOSE WITH MEDICAL SPECIAL NEEDS. FIRST PLACEMENTS, 2 YEAR OLD BLIND GIRL, AND 11 YEAR OLD TWINS BOY/GIRL. SIBLING GROUP, 10 YEAR OLD BOY AND 12 YEAR  OLD SISTER, WAITING FOR A FAMILY. Regular program for younger children ON HOLD.

NEW LATIN AMERICAN AND AFRICAN PROGRAMS: Pending 

CHINA SPECIAL NEEDS:  Partnering with Bay Area Adoption Services to do Home study and Post Adoption Services for the placement children with special needs from China with Michigan families. BAAS is #2 - in the WORLD for children from China! Please call AIAA office for further details.

HOME STUDY/POST PLACEMENT/POST ADOPTION SERVICES FOR MICHIGAN FAMILIES: Contact AIAA Office regarding these services for international adoptions. For further information on other Placement Programs, go to www.RAINBOWKIDS.COM, click on “Agencies” and indicate what country you are interested in.

NOTE: US State Dept issues adoption country updates and travel advisory, www.adoption.state.gov and www.travel.state.gov.

EDUCATION: Check out www.adoptionlearningpartners.org for Internet classes.

 
 

 

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