So far we have seen wonderful results with the Xinjiang program. Children who were struggling to even hold a toy are sitting, walking, and bonding to their caregivers. One such little girl, called Qi, was born blind. When she was placed in foster care, she was clearly depressed and displayed signs of attachment disorders. Now she is happy, playing, navigating the house with ease and has clearly grown very attached to her foster family. She is being loved, nurtured and is thriving in her new home. This is just one example of the beauty of foster care and we thank all our sponsors for their part in this. Several of the children recently received cleft surgeries funded by the Chinese government’s Tommorrow Plan and one child had spinal surgery to remove a meningocele. Additionally, seven children from our program have been adopted in the last year to families, and we are happy to report that two of them were adopted by their local foster families!
All of us at LWB realize so completely that well monitored foster care is an absolute blessing to these children, as they get to experience the feeling of belonging. Thank you to all of our sponsors who are giving these kids the gift of family. Please visit our foster care sponsorship page at http://www.lovewithoutboundaries.com/SponsorFosterCare.php to learn how you, too, can help a child in this wonderful way. The Xinjiang children are the ones where foster care costs $25 a month.