Adoption

We are adopting from Ethiopia. we would love for you to join us on this journey. Follow along here.

 

Country: Ethiopia

Capital: Addis Ababa

Orphans: 4.6 million

Pop. in Capitol: 3 Million

Size: Twice the size of Texas

Time: 11 hours ahead of PST

Language: Amharic

Currency: Ethiopian Birr.
                    $1 = 9 Birr

Calendar:
Julian. 12 months of 30 days and one month of 5 days. 7 years and 8 months behind us. Christmas is Jan. 7 & New Years on Sep. 11

In the summer of 2001 we took Kynzi and Karston with us to adopt Haakon & Nyah from Ethiopia. Jeanne-Ann was ready to make this move for over 5 years, Erik not so much. After a lot of conversation and a ton of prayer we both got on the same page. Crazy! This was an 18 month process or so, and it was totally worth the wait!

Want to read the whole story as to how we got here? Click here.

Pray for families who want to increase the size of their family
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Be open to conversations with anyone who wants to talk about adoption
Current Time in Addis Ababa
  1. BulletFriends/Family who are adopting

  2. Nina & Wes       Josh & Becca   

  1. BulletFavorite Sites

  2. Dove International

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