Tag Archives: Ethiopia

With the New Year

Nearly 200 children will be ringing in (or waking up to) a new year with their families for the very first time.   Adopted from Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Washington state foster care, these kids are no longer waiting for … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot

Lidet, age 7, was adopted from Ethiopia through WACAP. Here, she enjoys a day out on the lake with her family.

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Winter Reading: A Guest Post by Mary Kinser

Happy National Adoption Month! As with most adoptive families, we celebrate adoption all year round. But November’s special celebrations are close to my heart as our readoption was finalized three years ago this month — which hardly seems possible, because … Continue reading

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Photo Friday

At WACAP, our focus is on helping children achieve their full potential as they grow into adulthood. Because being raised in a family and attending school are crucial to a child’s well-being, WACAP has developed the Stay-in-School Project, which is helping … Continue reading

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Back to School and Hope for Children

Hello! I’m Megan Cook-Nikiema, WACAP’s Africa Programs Supervisor. I love this time of year–over the last few weeks I’ve been receiving back to school pictures of children who have come home from Ethiopia and joined families. I’ve loved seeing how … Continue reading

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“Just Like Dad” Photos for Father’s Day

Whether it’s a dad, grandpa, an uncle or friend … father figures are pretty special. They make us laugh, inspire us and give us someone to look up to. This photo collection, featuring members of the WACAP family, is a celebration … Continue reading

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Two Adoptions, Lasting Change

Today is World Water Day, and brothers Noah, adopted from Ethiopia , and Sam, adopted from Korea, both through WACAP, are doing a fantastic job of raising awareness. They recently sent us their PSA , reminding us not only of the … Continue reading

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Kids Celebrate Family Through Art

Over the last month, we’ve received these wonderful expressions of family. Self portraits, the very first drawing of a family activity, the day when a family first embraced — we’ve smiled at each one. We hope you join us (and our … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Warm and Bright

A riot of color. It’s the first thing staff sees upon opening the shoebox-sized box that arrives almost monthly at the WACAP office. These packages have been arriving for years, filled with small, vibrant caps, each one knitted by hand. Just … Continue reading

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