Introducing Ifan! Ifan is a gorgeous seven year old boy who has been in our foster care program in Anhui for most of his life. We were very excited when we recently found him on the shared list, and we are so pleased to offer a $2,000 Adoption Assistance grant available for his adoption.
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Willetha entered LWB’s Sanmenxia Foster Care Program just after her first birthday. She grew by leaps and bounds within a very short time of being with her foster family! Not only did she begin to crawl, but she began climbing on furniture and attempting to stand independently. Living with her loving foster family allowed her to get constant attention and guidance, especially from her foster mother who remains home with her during the day. Read more.
We are truly thrilled and honored to be announcing LWB’s newest adoption assistance grant recipient: Precious Pearl from Guizhou.
Six year old Pearl is currently living with a loving foster care family. She has lower limb paralysis, a result of post-operative surgery and spina bifida. However, she has determination and spirit in spades! Read more.
Don’t let what you CANNOT do interfere with what you CAN do.
~ John Wooden (American basketball player and coach)
Daniel is a six year old boy who is waiting for a family of his own! At the moment, he is thriving in our foster care program in Henan province. Our team of volunteers who met him last fall fell hard for this little guy and his fun and affectionate personality! Read more.
When one of LWB’s China Medical Directors is asked to help a child with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) it is just the first step in a long journey of hope through healing.
Our first step is to determine the type of CHD. There are more than 40 different types of heart defects with a range of severity for each case. LWB’s Medical team gets evaluations in China as well as from a team of specialists on our Medical Advisory Board to determine what type of surgery the child will need and what other type of care they will require. Read more.
Joseph is ten years old and lives with his foster family. He often plays sports with his friends after school. Joseph wants to learn to play ping pong and has been practicing his exercises to enter a gymnastics competition. Joseph’s interest and progress in physical activities and sports is remarkable considering that he had spinal surgery for a meningoencephalocele. He hasn’t let this challenge slow him down one bit. Read more.
At the age of four, Joseph entered our Fuyang foster care program in Anhui in 2007. Over the past six years, it has been our bittersweet privilege to watch Joseph grow up — bittersweet because we would like nothing more than for him to find a forever family of his own. His amazingly sweet and happy demeanor and contagious smile make it a pleasure to be in his company.