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Why is International Adoption So Expensive?

Let’s break down the costs of international adoption to unveil some of the steps and stakeholders involved.

Adoption Education

Partner Highlight: Show Hope is Breaking Down Adoption Barriers Through Medical Care Grants!

We are thrilled to share that an organization dedicated to breaking down adoption barriers offers medical care grants to support adoptive families at any stage of their journey.

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The 1.5 Million Orphans Covid Has Left Behind

We often measure the toll of the pandemic by the number of lives claimed by Covid-19, but recently published studies show that it’s just as important to measure the impact on those left behind.

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Becoming a Mom Through Adoption

My husband and I got married in 2011. We wanted a big family. When you get married, you think you’re going to plan out your life and everything’s going to go according to plan. Ours did not.

Who We Are

The World Needs What You Have to Offer

The point is that we need to grow into the roles we’re given throughout our lives. You’re not alone in questioning your direction from time to time but you are exactly where you need to be.

Who We Are

Choose Faith Despite Fear

Jesse Butterworth is a pastor, musician, and AGCI adoptive parent who lives in Kirkland, Washington. Our prayer is that Jesse’s words sink deeply into your heart as he shares about a topic on all our minds from time to time: fear.

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: A Deeper Dive

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) falls, as the name implies, on a spectrum. Some people go their whole lives largely unaffected by FASD, while others need lifelong assistance with daily tasks. While FASD can be tricky to diagnose, it’s important to remember that there is so much hope for children with FASD!

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What Does It Mean to Adopt a Child with FASD?

While FASD can at times be a puzzling condition that is difficult to be diagnosed, there is so much hope for children and families living with FASD! The most important thing to remember? A lot of the “treatment” for FASD involves adjusting your mindset!

Adoption Stories

Waiting Children—One Chance to Thrive

Soojin Manzano is the Waiting Child Coordinator at AGCI. Her sole focus is advocating for children in care and in search of their forever family. …