About Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a treasure. It is a beautiful country filled with beautiful people who love to host others. Costa Rica has proven to be a pro-adoption country, which helps to have positive and structured policies.

The Need

In Costa Rica, there are approximately over 4,000,000 people, with 30% of the population being children under 18 years old. (UN; INEC Costa Rica) It is estimated that 1 in 4 children live in poverty and approximately 8% may die before the age of 5. Many children may be affected by various societal issues such institutionalization, trafficking, abuse, poverty and more.

How We Help

Lifeline is fully supporting the efforts made by PANI, human rights groups, and the local church in Costa Rica to improve the opportunities and lives of their children. Lifeline seeks to work with PANI to find quality forever families for the children of Costa Rica.

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What's Happening in Costa Rica

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Family Testimonial

The Rainer Family

I will not forget the day our children were told about us. Their social worker explained that our son looked at his sister and said, “I told you one day we would have a family. God has answered our prayers.”

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The Grant Family

We have discovered that adoption, like childbirth, is a miracle, and the process of bringing your children home is simply the beginning of the journey.

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