Ethiopia Program Update July

4. April, 2016UncategorizedNo comments

Dear Friends and Families,

After a very exciting and successful visit from Ethiopian Dignitaries in June we feel a renewed mission. We are determined to advocate for orphans to unite with their forever families. It is meant to happen. These children deserve to be loved and protected by parents, siblings and extended family. Conversely, these families need their new brother or sister to love.

If you have friends who are not currently enrolled in the program (with or without homestudy) but are interested in learning more about these waiting children please have them contact Clare at


  • Toddler Male (9SEP2013) – Hydrocephalus
  • Older Male (20OCT2004) – Healthy
  • Older Female (29JAN2006) – Epilepsy, Foot Ulcers & past Skin Disease
  • Toddler Male (1SEP2013) – Autism Spectrum


As always we’d like to take the time to remind you that your I-171H and fingerprints must be current in order to accept a referral. For those who are matched you must remember to keep your fingerprints current throughout the time your child comes home. If you need help, instruction, or are not sure when your fingerprints or I-171H form expire please contact your caseworker right away. Updates should be initiated 3-2 months prior to expiration; matched families should do this at 3 months prior to expiration to avoid delays.  We hope you have a wonderful July, please contact your case worker if you have questions.



West Sands Adoptions


Support a School in Ethiopia

1. April, 2016Featured, UncategorizedNo comments


West Sands Adoptions is looking for donors to help support The West Sands Primary School in Adama, Ethiopia. The School in Adama gives an opportunity for education to children who would normally not have the privilege of going to school, including children who live in orphanage care. In a country where the literacy rate is estimated below 50% there is a great need for privately funded schools.

The monthly cost to operate the school for 2016 will be $1,500 per month. We are looking for donations of any amount but hope to find donors who can commit to at least one month.

West Sands Adoptions is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and your generous donation will be recognized with a thank you letter that will serve as your receipt for tax purposes. Donations can be sent to the West Sands Office at 1240 East 100 South #1, St. George, UT 84790 or paid vial PayPal using the button below


By donating to this cause you are helping ensure a brighter future for over 350 needy children in Ethiopia! Thank you for your support, please share!




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