Archive for 'Foster Care'

Loving Linda

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Typical newcomers at LWB’s Anhui Healing Home are teeny-tiny, frail, and underweight infants. Linda, on the other hand, was already six months old when she arrived needing specialized care and nutrition due to her VSD heart defect. Read more.

Elin’s Emerging Smile

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For the past five years, Elin has been living in our Dingyuan foster care program. During that time, we have seen her grow in confidence and lately have loved seeing her smile get bigger and more confident. Now, this lovely girl is eligible for adoption and is just waiting to be chosen by a family! Read more.

A New Foster Care Program in Yichun

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LWB is pleased to announce the opening of our newest foster care program this month in Yichun, Jiangxi! Read more.

Niamh’s News

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It’s been awhile since we updated everyone on Niamh, the resident character of our Dingyuan foster care program. Please enjoy her news, and help us spread the word that she is still waiting to be matched with a forever family! Read more.

Bobby, Brimming with Courage

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Five-year-old Bobby from our Sanmenxia foster care program is still “Brimming With Imagination” (see his past blog) — but he is also brimming with courage!  We hope you’ll take a moment to read about this wonderful boy who is waiting to be chosen by a family. Read more.

Four Adorable Reasons to Sponsor Foster Care Nutrition!

The babies and toddlers in LWB’s foster care program are busy growing and developing!  To insure that their bodies have all the nutrients and calories needed, we provide fortified cereal to children under 24 months of age through our Foster Care Nutrition program.

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Infant cereal is a good introduction to solid food. Foster parents are encouraged to use the cereal to transition their baby from formula to solid foods.  Picky toddlers don’t always make healthy food choices, so the familiar cereal helps insure that they receive much needed iron and vitamins. Why sponsor nutrition for a foster care child?  Here are four adorable reasons! Read more.

Mindy: LWB’s Featured Child of the Week

Five-year-old Mindy has joined LWB’s newest foster care program in Lanzhou. Described as optimistic, outgoing, and loveable, Mindy is certainly proving popular in her neighborhood. She often invites her little friends home to play.

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Mischievous Matthew

Meet mischievous Matthew, a three year old boy in our Shantou foster care program who is waiting to be chosen for adoption!

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Matthew has been described as a little mischievous because he is always doing something with a playful smile on his face. Read more.

Radiant Rhys

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Rhys is a three and a half year old boy in both our Anhui foster care program as well as our education program. He is diagnosed with a chromosomal abnormality and has had adoption paperwork prepared so that he can be adopted internationally through China’s Waiting Child program. Read more.

Yago’s Chance for a New Life

It was 2011, and Yago had just entered our Believe in Me School in Changzhi. We knew then that he needed special care for his leg.

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Over the years, however, we have learned through consulting with experts that the best opportunity for Yago to receive the ongoing care that he needs for his condition is to be cared for by a family able to thoroughly address and consistently manage his care. Read more.

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