Nine-year-old Soren needs an adoptive family! A $10,000 grant is available to help with Soren’s adoption.
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In 2020, Holt sponsors and donors provided everything from rehabilitative therapy, medical care and special education to caregiver training and adoption grants for children with special medical and developmental needs. Read about your impact in the poster below!
Read stories about how you’re changing the lives of children with special needs at holtinternational.org/blog!
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact children and families in Holt’s programs around the world. As cases continue to surge, many children will be learning from home this fall. In some countries, back-to-school during COVID-19 plans are still up in the air. But no matter the circumstances, your support is helping to ensure children can continue their education during this ongoing global crisis. See how you are helping children in each country to safely learn this year!
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Kane and Tim need an adoptive family! These cheerful brothers are very close and enjoy spending time together. Thanks to a generous donor, a $10,000 Families Not Finances grant is available to help with their adoption.
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Benji, Oliver and Lucas need an adoptive family! These three boys are described as sweet and caring. The oldest boys understand the idea of adoption and dream of having a permanent, loving family.
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Did you know that Holt has a Bulgaria adoption program?
Holt is a longstanding partner of Vesta, a licensed agency in Bulgaria with over 20 years of experience advocating for children, especially children with special needs and older children who have been waiting a long time for a family.
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Around the world, many girls are denied a basic right… an education.
In countries where women do not have a voice in society, they are more vulnerable to early marriage, trafficking and child labor. Around the world, school is often the greatest line of defense for vulnerable women and girls.
When a girl goes to school, she spends the day safe and protected in a classroom, and walks out empowered to make her own choices in life.
So, what keeps girls from going to school?
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As the last state in the U.S. sets criteria to reopen with limited safety restrictions, many Americans are breathing sighs of relief. Now that U.S. guidelines are loosening, it feels like the pandemic is coming to an end… for some of us.
It’s easy to forget that this isn’t the case in many other countries around the world, including those facing a deadly third wave of COVID-19 cases like India, Indonesia and more. While cases continue to drop in the U.S., across the continent of Africa, cases have risen 40 percent, and are still growing, partially due to the highly transmissible Delta variant. For impoverished countries, many more factors may be at play when discerning why some communities are struggling to recover from the devastating effects of COVID-19, over a year after the first case was discovered.
Why is the pandemic hitting some countries harder than others? There are several different factors that affect how COVID-19 impacts impoverished communities.
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Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the lives of many children and families. Children living in orphanage care have been especially vulnerable to the effects of this global crisis. Over the past year, Holt’s orphanage partners have reached out to us, sharing that more and more children are coming into their care. At the same time, delays in international adoption have left even more children in care in some countries, causing overcrowding. These orphanages don’t have the staff or resources to keep up.
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