7 New Kids on the Block

Meet Lily

Lily is a sweet 11-year-old girl who was born with cerebral palsy. However, she’s made amazing progress with her language and physical abilities and can complete self-care tasks. Lily is very polite, cheerful, and kindhearted. She loves helping people as much as she can and is a positive kiddo. To learn more about Lily, request her file today!

Meet Daniel

Daniel is a 7-year-old boy who was born with differences in his legs. However, he is able to walk on his own and is cognitively on target for his age. He’s an active and talkative kiddo who likes helping his caretakers. Click here to watch a video of Daniel singing! To learn more about him, request his file today!

Meet Brianna

Brianna is an adorable 4-year-old girl who was born with cerebral palsy and esotropia in her eyes.  However, she’s in daily rehabilitation and has greatly improved her strength. She’s also working hard on learning to talk. Brianna loves going to class, and she’s very active there. She enjoys playing with toys, making crafts, and drawing. Brianna can be shy, but she gets along well with all the other kiddos. To learn more about her, request her file today!

Meet Joey

Joey is a darling 3-year-old boy who was born with anal atresia and some differences of sex development. However, he can walk on his own and has great fine motor skills. Joey is extroverted, active, and bright. He is a sweet kiddo who would thrive with the care of a loving family. To learn more about him, request his file today!

Meet Laney

Laney is a precious 3-year-old girl who has Apert syndrome and some limb differences. However, she received reconstructive surgery and has made a fantastic recovery! She’s an active, charming, and lovely girl who’s extremely affectionate. Laney loves to be held and hugged by her caretakers. She’s hitting all of her developmental milestones and is very bright. To learn more about her, request her file today!

Meet Annie

Annie is a cute 3-year-old girl who has cerebral palsy. However, she has good flexibility and is working on walking. She adapts well to new environments and has a healthy attachment to her caretaker. Annie loves to play with toys and listen to music. She gets along well with the other kiddos in the orphanage. To learn more about her, request her file today!

Meet Melanie

Melanie is a precious 4-year-old girl who has cerebral palsy. However, she receives daily rehabilitation and can stand or walk with support. Melanie is a shy, cheerful girl who likes to listen to music and play with toys. She’s also made a healthy attachment to her caretaker. To learn more about her, request her file today!

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A Family for Ben

Meet this very special boy, Ben! He’s a sweet 11-year-old kid who is still searching for his forever family. He was hosted previously in the United States in 2016, where he had an amazing time and bonded extremely well with his host family. He loved playing with his host siblings and would make a fantastic brother.

Ben was born with very mild clubbed feet, but that has not stopped him from being active! He hasn’t needed any physical therapy or surgery to walk and run on his own. He’s very sociable and loves to speak words in English. In fact, Ben is a bright and intelligent kiddo who’s doing well in school. Click here to watch a video of Ben showcasing his talents!

Ben is an amazing and fun-loving boy who’s full of life, and we would love to see him find a family that he can call his own. If you or someone you know is interested in learning more about Ben, please contact our Adoption Specialist Alexandra at alexandra@gwca.org or 512-323-9595 ext. 3032.

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5 New Kids on the Block

Meet Tucker

Tucker is a precious 5-year-old boy in need of a forever family! He’s very friendly, smart, and helpful. Tucker was born with a congenital heart defect, but he can walk, run, and use the stairs by himself. He’s developmentally on track and does very well in school. He’s cheerful and loves to play with his friends. To learn more about him, visit our photo listing today!

Meet Shane

Shane is a sweet 10-year-old boy who was born with a congenital heart defect, but he’s received surgery to fix it. Currently, he lives with a foster family, and he gets along very well with them. He’s made great progress developmentally so far, and he would thrive in a loving family environment. For more information about him, visit our photo listing today!

Meet Will

Will is an adorable 5-year-old boy who’s described as quiet and introverted. He has some issues with his sinuses and is delayed compared to his peers, but he’s participated in many activities to assist his motor and cognitive development. GWCA is currently trying to obtain updated information on him. To learn more about Will, request his file today!

Meet Conner

Conner is a precious 4-year-old boy who was born with a congenital heart defect, but he has received surgery for it. Conner used to be shy, but now he’s very outgoing! He loves to play games with other kids. GWCA is working on obtaining updated information about him. To learn more about Conner, request his file today!

Meet Emmett

Emmett is a sweet 7-year-old boy who might have cerebral palsy. However, he can walk independently and complete some self-care tasks. Emmett is cheerful and polite, and he loves playing with other kids. Also, he enjoys drawing and playing with toys. GWCA is currently working to obtain new information on Emmett. To learn more about him, request his file today!

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Simon Is GWCA’s New Sponsored Star

Meet our new Sponsored Star for January, Simon! He’s a precious 7-year-old boy who is deaf, but he’s great at understanding facial expressions and can communicate using hand gestures and instructions. Simon is a self-independent and cheerful boy who laughs easily and gets along with others. He loves to dance, play sports and games, and paint in art class. Simon would thrive with the love of a family!

As our Sponsored Star for December, he has a $2,000 grant available towards his adoption fees! If you’re interested in learning more about Simon, visit our photo listing or contact our matching specialists today!

What is a Sponsored Star?

On the 1st of each month, Great Wall China Adoption will feature one of our Waiting Children as our monthly “Sponsored Star!” As our Sponsored Star, that child will be provided a $2,000 grant towards their adoption fees. Each of the kiddos selected is a Special Focus child, meaning they have not found their Forever Family yet due to their age or the degree of their needs. Together, we can find loving homes for these amazing kids!

We encourage any families interested in learning more about our Sponsored Star of the Month to visit our China Waiting Child Photo Listing, or contact our China Matching Specialists to learn how you can be matched today! Check back on the first of each month to meet the newest featured child!

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– Learn more about China adoption
– Visit the Waiting Child Photo Listing
– Contact a China adoption specialist

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Home for the Holidays: 3 New Waiting Children

For the fifth day of Christmas, we feature our new Waiting Children! These precious kids are in need of loving forever families. Would you give them a home for the holidays?

Stay tuned on our Facebook pageChina adoption blog, and Children of All Nations blog each day for our exciting 12 Days of Christmas!

Meet Drew

Drew is an adorable 5-year-old boy with postoperative CHD. He started kindergarten this year, and he’s been performing very well! He loves to read books by himself and draw pictures. Drew is a kind, obedient boy who has a lot of love to give. To learn more about him, visit our photo listing today!

Meet Elise

Elise is a precious 7-year-old girl who is developmentally delayed compared to her peers, but she would thrive in the home with her forever family! She’s self-independent and is currently attending school. Elise loves to dance and play the triangle in music class. To learn more about her, visit our photo listing today!

Meet Liam

Liam is an adorable 3-year-old boy with esotropia and possible cerebral palsy, but we are working on obtaining updated medical information. He’s very curious and becomes super affectionate and outgoing once he warms up to someone! He has a great imagination, and his favorite thing to do is listen to stories. To learn more about him, visit our photo listing today!

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Home for the Holidays: 6 New Kids Waiting

For the first day of Christmas, we feature our new Waiting Children! These precious kids are in need of loving forever families. Would you give them a home for the holidays?

Meet Grant

Grant is an adorable 3-year-old boy who has Down Syndrome. Grant is receiving rehabilitation and has greatly improved in his self-care ability and cognitive development. He loves to look at himself in the mirror and make silly faces. Grant is super friendly and is nicknamed “Boss” because everybody always wants to play with him! He’s an active and happy kiddo who laughs easily and will bring joy to his forever family! Visit our photo listing to learn more about Grant!

Meet Michelle

Michelle is a beautiful 12-year-old girl who has been diagnosed with a disability that affects her lower limbs. However, she is involved in daily rehabilitation therapy and is completely self-independent. She’s an intelligent girl at the top of her class in school and is an extremely hard-worker. Michelle gets along well with everyone and is a talkative, cheerful girl who is extremely helpful around the orphanage. Visit our photo listing to learn more about sweet Michelle!

Meet Tanner

Tanner is a sweet 9-year-old boy who has Hepatitis B and post-operative spina bifida. Tanner is described as talkative, clever and caring. He loves to help others, solve puzzles, and play with his friends. Sometimes he is a little trickster who plays funny tricks on kiddos! Tanner does a great job at completing some self-care tasks on his own and helping other children do so as well. Visit our photo listing to learn more about him!

Meet Simon

Simon is a precious 7-year-old boy who is deaf, but he’s great at understanding facial expressions and uses hand gestures to express his needs. His teachers and caretakers have described Simon as a lovely child. He is a self-independent boy who easily gets along with others. He loves to paint, and his favorite class is art! Request his file today to learn more about him!

Meet Matt

Matt is an precious 7-year-old boy who is slightly delayed compared to his peers, but he has made great progress and has been learning a lot! He has great attention skills in school and answers his teacher’s questions quickly. Matt is an outgoing, self-independent, and curious little boy who is very helpful. One thing to know about Matt is that he loves to sing and dance to music! Request his file today to learn more about him!

Meet Owen

Owen is an adorable 6-year-old boy who is delayed compared to his peers, but he would thrive with the love, care, and support of his forever family! Overall, he has greatly improved in every aspect. He pays great attention in class and carefully listens to the teacher. Owen is a self-independent boy who is very helpful around the orphanage and loves the attention of others. His favorite thing to do is play games outdoors with his friends! Request his file today to learn more about him!

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Lauren

4 New Kids on the Block

LaurenMeet Lauren

Lauren is a sweet 6-year-old girl in need of a forever family! She has cerebral palsy and is in daily rehabilitation therapy. Lauren can get around well using her walker, dress herself, wash her hands, and complete other tasks independently. She’s described as a kindhearted, selfless little girl who always puts others first. She enjoys helping care for the younger children in the orphanage.

Also, Lauren is intelligent and is cognitively on track. She can recite poems and have full conversations with adults. She’s a happy girl who loves to sing and laugh. Lauren is always able to brighten up her caretaker’s day. Please reach out to us at GWCA to learn more about this special girl!

ChristianMeet Christian

Christian is a precious 6-year-old boy with a need related to his fine motor function. He’s in daily rehabilitation and has made great strides with his fine motor development! His caretakers note that he’s very skilled and has improved in small muscle exercises.

Christian can run, kick and pass a ball, and ride a bike. He’s able to express his needs and can speak in simple sentences. He’s a self-independent boy who’s very helpful around the orphanage with cleaning and housework. His favorite thing to do is play games with his friends. He would thrive with the love, care, and support of a forever family. Please reach out to us at GWCA to learn more about him!

ClaytonMeet Clayton

Clayton is a precious 2-year-old boy who was born with abnormal development of his skull, hands, and feet. Despite that, Clayton can pick up items with his hands, stand alone, and walk a good distance when holding his caretaker’s hands. He’s in the babbling stage of language development, responds to his name, and can recognize people. Whenever he sees a familiar person, he’ll crawl over to them and reach out for a hug!

Clayton is an outgoing, active, and energetic child who loves to giggle and play games with others. Clayton will bring much joy to his forever family! Please reach out to us at GWCA today to learn more about him!

PatrickMeet Patrick

Patrick is an adorable 3-year-old boy who was born without a right ear. However, it does not affect his ability to hear. Patrick can walk independently, say simple sentences, and understand caretakers’ instructions.

He’s an outgoing and active little boy who’s happiest when playing with toys, eating treats, and singing and dancing to music. Patrick would thrive in the home of a loving forever family. Please contact us at GWCA today to learn more about him!

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Kayla

Kayla Is GWCA’s New Sponsored Star

KaylaMeet our new Sponsored Star for December, Kayla! She’s a precious little 2-year-old girl with Down syndrome. Kayla is described as curious, obedient, and friendly. She loves to blow kisses!

Kayla can walk independently, express her needs, and follow instructions. She’s very active and enjoys playing with toys and with other kids. Whenever music is playing, you’ll catch her dancing. Kayla would thrive with the love of a family!

As our Sponsored Star for December, she has a $2,000 grant available towards her adoption fees! If you’re interested in learning more about Kayla, visit our photo listing or contact our matching specialists today!

What is a Sponsored Star?

On the 1st of each month, Great Wall China Adoption will feature one of the kiddos from our Orphanage Partnerships as our monthly “Sponsored Star!” As our Sponsored Star, that child will be provided a $2,000 grant towards their adoption fees. Each of the kiddos selected is a Special Focus child, meaning they have not found their Forever Family yet due to their age or the degree of their needs. Together, we can find loving homes for these amazing kids!

We encourage any families interested in learning more about our Sponsored Star of the Month to visit our China Waiting Child Photo Listing, or contact our China Matching Specialists to learn how you can be matched today! Check back on the first of each month to meet the newest featured child!

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– Learn more about China adoption
– Visit the Waiting Child Photo Listing
– Contact a China adoption specialist

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3 New Kids on the Block

Meet Aiden

Aiden is a precious 3-year-old boy who was born with Down syndrome. He is described as being a bright, extroverted and happy kiddo! He loves to be around people, and he’s happiest when he’s playing with other children. His file indicates that he is attached to his caretakers and likes having their attention. Aiden loves to watch cartoon movies and play with toys. He does not appear to have any mobility delays and can walk independently. GWCA is working on requesting an update on Aiden! Please contact us if you would like to learn more about him.

Meet Jasmine

Jasmine is a precious 11-year-old girl who was born with congenital scoliosis and malformations of her limbs. Her file was last updated in 2014, so the information we currently have for her is slightly outdated. According to her file, Jasmine requires a wheelchair when going outside and a little assistance with some daily tasks. Despite the differences of her hands, Jasmine is able to complete puzzles, dress herself, feed herself, and turn the pages of a book. She is described as being a bright little girl who loves to help her teachers at school. Jasmine loves to read picture books and tell stories to other kiddos. If you’d like to learn more about her, contact us at GWCA today!

Meet Chase

Chase is an adorable kiddo who is 8 years old. He was born with a facial hemangioma and has hemiplegia on the right side of his body. However, his facial hemangioma does not cause him any pain. His caretakers note that he walks well, and his right arm moves freely and can support light weight. He is currently receiving massage rehabilitation treatment for his hemiplegia.

Chase attends school in the orphanage, and he has learned to write! He speaks a little slower than his peers, but he is able to express his needs, answer questions, and follow directions. Chase has been described as a self-independent and obedient boy who loves to help his caretakers and teachers! He expressed that he wants to be adopted. It has been noted that his eyes will shine when talking about having a mom and dad. Chase is a sweet, little boy who is in need of a forever family! Please contact one of our matching specialists today if you’d like to learn more about him!

Click Here to Watch Chase’s New Video!

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6 New Kids on the Block

Meet Hoyt

Hoyt is an adorable 6-year-old boy who we’ve advocated for before in the past! He was born with anal atresia and an extra digit on his right hand. He has received surgery for both of these special needs and is doing very well! Also, he appears to be on target developmentally. According to his file, Hoyt has been in a foster home since 2014. His caretakers are always mentioning how clever and curious he is. Please contact one of our matching specialists if you’d like to learn more about him!

Meet Amelia

Amelia is an adorable little girl who is 5 years old. She was born with Thalassemia and receives blood transfusions once a month. Amelia loves to sing and dance and play games with the other kids! She has made tons of progress since she came into the orphanage’s care. She is currently in preschool, and her overall development is normal compared to her peers. She is a confident and polite little girl who is described as being introverted. She can complete some simple self-care tasks like getting dressed on her own, washing her hands before meals, and tidying up with her caretakers. Contact us at GWCA today if you’d like to learn more about Amelia!

Meet Miles

Miles is a precious 9-year-old boy. He is delayed compared to his peers, but he would thrive once placed with his forever family! In school, Miles is the class monitor, and his teachers have spoken very highly of him. Miles is super helpful around the orphanage: he takes initiative to assist his caretakers by sweeping the floor, washing dishes, and caring for the younger children. Miles is a shy boy who is very observant of his surroundings and uses direct eye contact when speaking. Contact a GWCA matching specialist today to learn more about him!

Meet Derek

Derek is a sweet 5-year-old boy with cerebral palsy. We’re working on obtaining updated information, as his file is currently outdated. According to an update in September 2016, Derek was attending rehabilitation training twice a day for language and limb flexibility. With his hard work and persistence, Derek is able to walk freely. He has been described as a happy and introverted little boy. Please contact us at GWCA today to learn more about him!

Meet Bentley

Bentley is an adorable 4-year-old boy who was diagnosed with rickets and a growth development delay. According to an update in August of 2016, Bentley was living in a foster home and had formed an attachment to his caretaker. Bentley is self-independent, as he he can walk by himself, dress himself, eat by himself, and was starting to become potty trained. Bentley has been described as a happy and extroverted boy who is active, obedient, and cheerful. He loves to dance, listen to music, and play toys with his friends. Bentley would thrive with the love, care, and support of his forever family! Reach out to us at GWCA today to learn more about this sweet little boy!

Meet Evan

Evan is a precious 4-year-old boy who was born with microcephaly. He has average gross motor skills and some difficulty running, but he has great understanding ability and can follow instructions. Evan can imitate adult’s actions and behaviors, and his caretakers note that he has great observation skills. He has good memory and judgment and generally enjoys learning! Evan is warm and outgoing, and his file states that all the nannies and kiddos in the institute enjoy him very much. He gets along very well with other children and is fond of playing games with them! Contact one of our matching specialists if you’d like to review his file!

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