Please see below for eligibility guidelines to adopt a Waiting Child from Uganda
Parent Requirements: 25 to 55 years old. 55 and over considered on a case-by-case basis. Couples married at least 2 years or single women. Orphanages require a religious statement and a referral from the family’s place of worship.
Travel Requirements: 3-4 trips to Uganda. The first trip, at the time of referral, is 3 weeks long. One or two additional bonding trips should be at least two weeks long, and the final trip lasts 3-4+ weeks.
Adoption Timeline: 3 to 12+ months from dossier submission to referral of a child. 12-month foster period begins during first trip to Uganda, immediately after your referral.
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