Ecuador: About the Country
Introduction :: Ecuador Background: What is now Ecuador formed part of the northern Inca Empire...
Single Parent Adoption
Single Parent Adoption: What You Need to Know In 1970, if you had gone to an adoption agency as a single person and applied for a child, you would have, unfortunately, been turned down-it just wasn't done. In fact, in some States, there were laws against single parent adoption. Now, thousands of... Recognizing Prejudice
Consider the scenario below. Answer the questions on your own, then discuss as a large group. Eleven-year-old Ramon was adopted from Bolivia by the Cossanto family when he was only two. His adoptive father, Tony, is Italian American and part owner of a restaurant with his brother Ted. Although the... Altitude Illness
Travelers whose itineraries will take them above an altitude of 1,829-2,438 m (6,000-8,000 ft) should be aware of the risk of altitude illness. Travelers are exposed to higher altitudes in a number of ways: by flying into a high-altitude city, by driving to a high-altitude destination, or by hiking...
January 28 Accreditations!
January 30, 2008, 7:54 am
This is a very nice way to end the month of January: Seven more adoption agencies have been accredited by the Russian government. The decrees, all dated January 28, cover three agencies from the United States, and one each from France, Italy, Spain and Sweden.
Here's who they are and a little... Losing Language, continued
September 19, 2007, 6:27 am
Continued from the previous post .
It is more than a little likely that if your kids were born in China, Guatemala, Peru or Russia, for example, their birth families were speaking something other than Mandarin, Spanish or Russian at home, and perhaps wouldn't be able to understand a word of... Resource Tuesday – World Vision
October 30, 2007, 6:16 am
Our family has a sponsored child living in Ethiopia through the World Vision program. An eight-year-old petite girl named Anyme. As with all large agencies, I am sure that they have their negative attributes. However, we can see that our sponsored daughter is receiving an education and needed...