Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Teamwork Tuesday ~ Trey

Trey has just turned 2 a couple months ago and is sitting at an orphanage waiting for a family to choose him. He was born at 36 weeks gestation, but it developing cognitively very well. He is said to be very attentive, affectionate and smiling.

His full medical records are available but here is what's mentioned under his profile:
From his medical records: The child had the following conditions: bronchial pneumonia, pulmonary fibrosis, bronchiectasis, obstructive bronchitis. The boy is on constant base therapy with Pulmicort and Fenoterol+Ipratropium bromide.
Present diagnoses: Down Syndrome, open oval window, additional chord of the left ventricle of heart, hypostatura, perinatal hypoxic-ishemic affection of central nervous system, both-sided cryptorchism, congenital malformation of lungs (under question), bronchiectasis (under question).

Medically he is in urgent need of care, that he can't get where he is. Even if you aren't his family you can still make a difference by donating to his grant and passing his page around. You never know, the page you pass around might unite him to his family!

Here's information on adopting within his region:
3 trips are required

  • Both parents for first trip, about one week
  • 2-3 month wait for the judge to appoint the court hearing
  • Both parents travel for 2nd trip, approximately 7 days
  • After the 30 day waiting period imposed by the judge only one parent need to travel for the 3rd   trip to pick-up the child, the length of this trip is 13 to 17 days depending upon the orphanage, district and the day of the week that you pick up the child. After which a minimum of 3 to 4 days is required in Moscow to obtain the child's visa and register at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Applicants should be no more than 45 years older than the child
  • Single heterosexual women may adopt; approvals on a case by case basis
  • This region prefers families with no more than 4 at home.
  • Total program and travel fees approx $35-40k
  • Fee includes a $1000 orphanage donation
  • One or two children can be adopted at the same time; approvals on a case by case basis
  • Judges pay close attention to a family's income level
  • No criminal background
  • No history of mental health concerns (depression, anxiety, ADHD, bipolar, or other mental health issues)
  • We have an AMAZING agency partner serving the children in this region. They are a US licensed and Hague and Russia-accredited agency with a strong track record of outstanding customer service and attention to detail. This is a great program with easy travel and very accommodating, especially for single mothers! These children are located in a major city, with no cross-country travel to remote regions required.

    Donate to Trey's Grant. He already has over 4k, let's get him higher.

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