Hey Friends and Family, thanks for considering to support us in this adoption!
As many of you know adoption is something that has been close to our hearts for a long time! We had very clear callings on our lives to adopt from before we even met. So to say we're excited and expectant about starting this process is a big understatement! We have supported children in children's homes in Kenya, Ecuador, and India and while that will still be a big part of our life - we know we also want to provide a forever family for a child.
As part of our adoption process, we have started an adoption fund so that you, our family and friends, can support us to bring this child home to our family! It may surprise you to hear that the cost of our adoption will total $38,000 or more. So far we have invested over $18,000. To help us get the rest of the way, we have set a goal of $20,000 for our adoption fund.
We have partnered with a phenomenal adoption agency called All God's Children. While the adoption costs are high, All God's Children, has been very transparent and informative about where all the fees are going. We have completed our home study process and we are putting together our dossier that will be sent as an application for adoption to Colombia. Once accepted by Colombia, we wait to be matched with our child! It is possible we could matched by the end of the year or early next year.
We are so grateful for the large community of family and friends we have around us and we know that we are welcoming our child not just into our own family but into our community.
Thank you for all your support, prayers and love to us in this journey!
If you want to follow more of our journey join our facebook valenzuela adoption page.
Andres, Kim, AnaSofia and Neomi