Colombia is a beautiful country with great diversity, and families enjoy the in-country stay when finalizing the adoption. It is a strong adoption program that has proven to be very stable over the years. As a country, it is very child-centered and pro-adoption. ICBF and the IAPAS deeply care for the children and work hard to provide the best care possible.
Colombia is deeply child-focused and loves to work in the best interest of children. While the care is not necessarily perfect, the country and central authority strive to best provide for its children. There are 25,000 children in care (half reside in foster care, half in institutions); and 5,000 of these children could be adopted today.
Lifeline advocates and recruits families open to older children, sibling groups, and medical needs. We have seen more than 135 children come home since our program began in 2012, ranging in ages and needs. We work hard to prepare families adopting to ensure families are equipped to meet the needs of their children and to assist in a successful transition into a family.
One of the ways you can get involved in Colombia is to begin praying for the needs that are present there. Check back occasionally to see an updated list of
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