fall 07 let go of our selfish desires 121407 home study visit 121807 apply with Illien Adoptions, Inc 122107 complete mandatory adoptive parent education 010308 nancy and kirk's medicals 010408 haan's medical 011408 receive the last of our blood test results 010508 begin dossier work--gathering documents 012408 dossier arrived at Illien 012808 Nancy and Kirk are off to Helena to deliver home study, turn in I600A & be fingerprinted 020108 I-171H arrives in mail!!! 021308 dossier mailed to Ethiopia 021608 dossier arrives in Ethiopia--the wait for a referral begins 0300508 referral!!!!!!!!!!! 040408 formally accept referral 060608 first court date--judgement postponed :( 060608 ADOPTION INDEFINITELY POSTPONED due to MOWA investigation of Enat Alem 062408 leave for ethiopia to visit eden for 10 days 070308 kirk returns home and leaves nancy in ethiopia for "2 more weeks" 072208 pass court!!!! 080608 embassy visit 080808 nancy and eden return home
did you know?
only 24% of households have access to safe drinking water
over 28 MILLION children will die this year from CURABLE disease?
over 17 MILLION children will die from malnutrition and starvation this year?
1 out of 6 children in Ethiopia die before reaching their 5th birthday?
the average Ethiopian makes $110 dollars per year?
per capita, Ethiopia receives less aid than any country in Africa?
in Ethiopia, there is one physician for every 40,000 people and one nurse for every 14,000 people?