Monday, March 4, 2013

Country Shout Out: Ukraine

Hi, there! Hope your day is going well! It is Monday! We don't have a new family this week. We will continue to feature the Boswell Family. Have you watched their video and donated $1 yet?

I thought I would start a blog series giving a shout out to countries in Europe that people adopt from. This week's country shout out should go to Ukraine!

Fun Fact: In 2011, 640 children were adopted from Ukraine by American parents.

In case you were wondering, Ukraine located right here:

Now, for little bit of Ukrainian culture and history:

For more information about adopting from Ukriane, check the Department of State's website on Intracountry Adoption.

The following adoption agencies have Ukriane adoption programs. (There may be other agencies with Ukraine programs, these are just the ones of which I am aware. I am not endorsing any of these agencies. Please do your own research, ask for references, etc. Ukraine also allows independent adoptions.)