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Sixty Years of Adoptee Identity & Experience

Sixty Years of Adoptee Identity & Experience

In the 60 years since Holt began placing children through international adoption, both the adoption process and the services we offer have been influenced by the stories and lives of those who matter most — adoptees. 

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To Have a Happy Life

To Have a Happy Life

At the Yesus Mena School for the Deaf, nearly 400 children can finally express their thoughts and feelings — bringing greater hope, and happiness, to their lives.

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Spotlight on Cambodia

Spotlight on Cambodia

How one brave group of women is seeking a better life for their children. 

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What ‘Special Needs’ Means Today

What ‘Special Needs’ Means Today

How children like Oliver, Amaya and Alex are redefining this often misunderstood term.

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Holden and Beth Anne greet Chris upon his return from deployment.

The Meaning of Family

A story about two boys with special needs from India, Holt’s work to improve their lives and the permanent loving families that welcomed them home to stay.

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With Love, Care and Education

With Love, Care and Education

As Vietnam prepares to resume international adoptions to the U.S., Holt reflects on our primary role in the region — helping children grow and thrive in the loving care of their birth families.

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What is Holt sponsorship?

What is Holt sponsorship?

How far-reaching is its impact, and how does it change a child’s life? It really depends where you look. In one community in Ethiopia with a high rate of deafness, sponsorship helps children attend a special school for the deaf — which, in turn, helps keep them off the streets […]

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Children at BSSK received goodie bags??

A Vision For Children in India

Last November, Holt led a group of six supporters on a vision trip to India to see first-hand the programs and services that Holt provides vulnerable children and families through our legacy partners, Vathsalya Charitable Trust (VCT) and  Bharatiya Samaj Seva Kendra (BSSK). Vision trips are open to anyone with […]

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A Place of Hope & Promise

A Place of Hope & Promise

Whether it is two communities partnering to build a life-saving hospital, sponsors and parents joining forces to educate children with special needs, or a family welcoming home their newest edition, Holt International and the people of Shinshicho, Ethiopia have come together for one cause: to give children a brighter, more […]

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