5 Things to Know About Adopting a Child With HIV

Sadly, many children around the world have lost their parents, their families and their community because of HIV/AIDS and the stigma associated with it. In some countries, the stigma surrounding HIV is so strong that children and adults are marginalized from attending good schools, pursuing promising careers or having normal social lives. Many children who …

The Story Behind The Photo: HIV and Choosing Truth Instead of Fear

Holt adoptive mom Jennifer shares about how HIV isn’t a huge deal in their family — it is just one of the “scars” that God has taken and used to write a beautiful story for their perfectly-imperfect family.  You know those typical social media pictures? Pictures of supposedly perfect families, in perfect places, and looking perfectly happy. …

An Exciting Opportunity to Advocate for Children with HIV in China

We are now recruiting families for Holt’s first ever ambassador trip to China! The Children’s Home in Nanning provides care for children who were born with HIV, whose parents have passed away, and who face discrimination in their cities, towns and villages because of their status. Extended family are afraid to care for them, landlords …

National Adoption Month 2017

Wow, what a fantastic National Adoption Month it has been! Thanks for following along and advocating for children with special needs! In the month of November, 172 families requested adoption information, 55 families submitted their adoption application, and 10 children from our waiting child photolisting were matched with permanent, loving families! We’ve also had a much higher than …

This Gift of Hope Keeps Kids and Families Safe and Warm!

Cold. Wet. Shivering at night. Constant colds and flu. Kids with sleep deprivation. For Preun, a single mother of three school-aged children, this was simply her reality. With no money to repair her leaking roof and thatched walls, the rainy season in Cambodia was absolutely miserable — and a very serious threat to her children. …