Waiting Children

This is a resource list of children, some of whom reside at SCH, that are currently listed for international adoption with the advocacy website Reece’s Rainbow. Learn more about each of the kids featured on this page by referring to this post!

SCH Kids

AT RISK OF AGING OUT (Age 14+)

PD: *Victoria wears a white lace dress & white bow in her hair, which is dark brown & reaches just below her shoulders. She has a big smile under the graphic that protects her identity by covering her face.
*Victoria! Photo credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Victoria, a 15-year-old girl from Joy Home who is waiting for her family to find her. PD: *Victoria wears a white lace dress & white bow in her hair, which is dark brown & reaches just below her shoulders. She has a big smile under the graphic that protects her identity by covering her face.

*VICTORIA IS AT RISK OF AGING OUT! She will age out on her 16th birthday in April 2020. Let’s find her family fast! I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a completed application and available funds. For more information, visit: Other Angels Older Child Grant


PD: *Ginger stands w/ hands on hips, smiling in a black halter dress covered in traditional Indian designs & elephant print.
*Ginger! Photo Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Ginger, a 15-year-old girl who lives at Jubilee Home and is waiting for her forever family to find her. PD: *Ginger stands w/ hands on hips, smiling in a black halter dress covered in traditional Indian designs & elephant print.

*GINGER IS AT RISK OF AGING OUT! She will age out on her 16th birthday in April 2020. Let’s find her family fast! I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a completed application and available funds. For more information, visit: Other Angels Older Child Grant


PD1: *Sara wears a pink/white floral top & dangly earrings, w/ shoulder-length hair clipped back on 1 side. A hint of her dimpled smile is visible under the graphic protecting her identity by covering her face.
*Sara! Credit: RR/SCH
PD2: *Sara stands on the balcony of her home, facing the city below with her arms outstretched, wearing a gray long-sleeve shirt w/ her hair half-up in a ponytail.
*Sara on balcony, arms outstretched. Credit: SCH

Meet *Sara, a 15-year-old girl who lives at SCH and is waiting for her family to find her. PD1: *Sara wears a pink/white floral top & dangly earrings, w/ shoulder-length hair clipped back on 1 side. A hint of her dimpled smile is visible under the graphic protecting her identity by covering her face. PD2: *Sara stands on the balcony of her home, facing the city below with her arms outstretched, wearing a gray long-sleeve shirt w/ her hair half-up in a ponytail.

*SARA IS AT RISK OF AGING OUT! She will age out on her 16th birthday in February 2020! Let’s find her family fast! I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a completed application and available funds. For more information, visit: Other Angels Older Child Grant



PD: *Zane stands against a patterned wall, wearing a white shirt. You can see his fuzzy, dark brown haircut and the hint of a smile under the graphic that protects his identity by covering his face.
*Zane! Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Zane, a 15-year-old boy who lives at Victory home and is waiting for his family to find him. PD: *Zane stands against a patterned wall, wearing a white shirt. You can see his fuzzy, dark brown haircut and the hint of a smile under the graphic that protects his identity by covering his face.

*ZANE IS AT RISK OF AGING OUT! He will age out on his 16th birthday in May 2020. Let’s find his family fast! I am eligible for a $15,000 Older Child Grant! For more information, email childinquiry@reecesrainbow.org


Age 10-14

PD: *Esther wears a colourful patterned top w/ lace at the collar & a blue headband. She smiles brilliantly under the graphic that protects her identity by covering her face.
*Esther! Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Esther, a 14-year-old girl from Joy Home who is waiting for her family to find her. PD: *Esther wears a colourful patterned top w/ lace at the collar & a blue headband. She smiles brilliantly under the graphic that protects her identity by covering her face. I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a completed application and available funds. For more information, visit: Other Angels Older Child Grant


PD: *Naomi wears a purple/white striped shirt & earrings. Her hair is half-up & she has sparse baby hairs across her forehead. She smiles a radiant smile under the graphic protecting her identity by covering her face.
*Naomi! Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Naomi, a 14-year-old girl who lives at Faith Home and is waiting for her family to find her. PD: *Naomi wears a purple/white striped shirt & earrings. Her hair is half-up & she has sparse baby hairs across her forehead. She smiles a radiant smile under the graphic protecting her identity by covering her face.

I am eligible for a $15,000 Older Child Grant! For more information, email childinquiry@reecesrainbow.org


PD1: *Nolan wears a sky blue shirt & red bandanna w/white stars. He smiles brilliantly under the graphic that protects his identity by covering his face.
*Nolan! Credit: RR/SCH
PD2: *Nolan wears a white t-shirt w/ a jean overshirt. He has a big smile.
A second photo of *Nolan! Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Nolan, a 12-year-old boy who lives at Courage Home and is waiting for his family to find him. PD1: *Nolan wears a sky blue shirt & red bandanna w/white stars. He smiles brilliantly under the graphic that protects his identity by covering his face. PD2: *Nolan wears a white t-shirt w/ a jean overshirt. He has a big smile. I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a completed application and available funds. For more information, visit: Other Angels Older Child Grant


PD: *Molly wears a white shirt w/ navy polka dots w/ a blue & white flower in her shoulder-length hair, braided across the front & down 1 side. A huuuge grin is visible under the graphic protecting her identity by covering her face.
*Molly! Credit: RR/SCH
PD2: *Molly on her 12th birthday, wearing a beautiful gold & neon orange traditional Indian top & skirt w/ contrasting blue headband, sitting in her wheelchair w/ a huge grin!
Mol in her wheelchair on her last birthday! Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Molly, a 12-year-old girl who lives at Courage home and is waiting for her family to find her. PD: *Molly wears a white shirt w/ navy polka dots w/ a blue & white flower in her shoulder-length hair, braided across the front & down 1 side. A huuuge grin is visible under the graphic protecting her identity by covering her face. PD2: *Molly on her 12th birthday, wearing a beautiful gold & neon orange traditional Indian top & skirt w/ contrasting blue headband, sitting in her wheelchair w/ a huge grin! I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a completed application and available funds. For more information, visit: Other Angels Older Child Grant


PD: *Rebekah wears a white tank top w/ black trim. Her dark hair is in a ponytail &  a hint of her smile is visible under the graphic protecting her identity by covering her face.
*Rebekah! Credit: RR/SCH
PD2: *Rebekah stands in front of a plant with her hands clasped & a big smile! She wears a burgundy traditional Indian top with white embroidery decorating the sleeves & neckline.
*Rebekah on her balcony at home. Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Rebekah, a 12-year-old girl who lives at Faith Home and is waiting for her family to find her. PD1: *Rebekah wears a white tank top w/ black trim. Her dark hair is in a ponytail & a hint of her smile is visible under the graphic protecting her identity by covering her face. PD2: *Rebekah stands in front of a plant with her hands clasped & a big smile! She wears a burgundy traditional Indian top with white embroidery decorating the sleeves & neckline. I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a completed application and available funds. For more information, visit: Other Angels Older Child Grant


PD1: *Daylan wears a plaid shirt, sitting on the ground. His mohawk haircut is visible & he smiles a huge, open-mouthed smile under the graphic protecting his identity by covering his face.
*Daylan! Credit: RR/SCH
PD2: *Daylan sits propped against a wall, smiling widely with one hand near his face. He wears a gray pullover sweater.
*Daylan, sitting against a wall. Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Daylan, a 12-year-old boy who lives at Courage Home and is waiting for his family to find him. PD1: *Daylan wears a plaid shirt, sitting on the ground. His mohawk haircut is visible & he smiles a huge, open-mouthed smile under the graphic protecting his identity by covering his face. PD2: *Daylan sits propped against a wall, smiling widely with one hand near his face. He wears a gray pullover sweater. I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a completed application and available funds. For more information, visit: Other Angels Older Child Grant


PD: *Tricia wears a sequined top w/ headband in her dark, pretty shoulder-length hair. A sweet, shy smile is visible under the graphic protecting her identity by covering her face.
*Tricia! Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Tricia, a 12-year-old girl from Joy Home who is waiting for her family to find her. PD: *Tricia wears a sequined top w/ headband in her dark, pretty shoulder-length hair. A sweet, shy smile is visible under the graphic protecting her identity by covering her face. I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a completed application and available funds. For more information, visit: Other Angels Older Child Grant


PD: *Dinah wears a black floral sleeveless dress. Her hair is down except the front, which is swept back w/ a blue bow. Her toothy grin is visible under the graphic protecting her identity by covering her face.
*Dinah! Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Dinah, an 11-year-old girl who lives at Courage Home and is waiting for her family to find her. PD: *Dinah wears a black floral sleeveless dress. Her hair is down except the front, which is swept back w/ a blue bow. Her toothy grin is visible under the graphic protecting her identity by covering her face. I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a completed application and available funds. For more information, visit: Other Angels Older Child Grant


PD: *Melanie wears a blue patterned top w/ blue bow headband in her hair over 2 braided pigtails. She grins broadly under the graphic that protects her identity by covering her face.
*Melanie! Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Melanie, a 10-year-old girl who lives at Faith Home and is waiting for her family to find her. PD: *Melanie wears a blue patterned top w/ blue bow headband in her hair over 2 braided pigtails. She grins broadly under the graphic that protects her identity by covering her face. I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a completed application and available funds. For more information, visit: Other Angels Older Child Grant


PD1: *Julie wears a pink polka dot shirt & purple eyeglasses. Her hair is in 2 pigtail braids & she smiles widely under the graphic covering her face to protect her identity.
*Julie, wearing her glasses. Credit: RR/SCH
PD2: *Julie wears a neon-pink top w/ embroidery & her hair is in 2 braided pigtails.
*Julie again! Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Julie, a girl who is estimated to be about 10 years old, lives at Anchor Home, and is waiting for her family to find her. PD1: *Julie wears a pink polka dot shirt & purple eyeglasses. Her hair is in 2 pigtail braids & she smiles widely under the graphic covering her face to protect her identity. PD2: *Julie wears a neon-pink top w/ embroidery & her hair is in 2 braided pigtails. I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a completed application and available funds. For more information, visit: Other Angels Older Child Grant


PD: *Penny wears a blue & white striped top, 2 pigtails in her hair w/ a yellow bow on 1 side, & blue-framed eyeglasses! She smiles sweetly under the graphic covering her face to protect her identity.
*Penny! Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Penny, a 10-year-old girl who lives at Anchor Home and is waiting for her family to find her. PD: *Penny wears a blue & white striped top, 2 pigtails in her hair w/ a yellow bow on 1 side, & blue-framed eyeglasses! She smiles sweetly under the graphic covering her face to protect her identity.

Age 6-9


PD1: *Izzy, smiling huge! She wears a blue floral dress w/ a huge, sparkly blue bow headband in her short, jet-black hair.
*Izzy! Credit: RR/SCH
PD2: *Izzy has her signature huge grin! Her hair is growing out is pulled into 2 high, spiky pigtails w/ a pink headband! She wears a jean dress w/ colourful embroidery along the neckline.
Updated photo of *Izzy, with longer hair! Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Izzy, an 8-year-old girl who lives at Courage Home and is waiting for her forever family to find her! PD1: *Izzy, smiling huge! She wears a blue floral dress w/ a huge, sparkly blue bow headband in her short, jet-black hair. PD2: *Izzy has her signature huge grin! Her hair is growing out is pulled into 2 high, spiky pigtails w/ a pink headband! She wears a jean dress w/ colourful embroidery along the neckline.


PD1: *Jamila stands w/ 1 hand on her hip & the other across her chest. She has waist-length hair pulled half-up & wears a neon orange traditional Indian top w/ gold buttons, mirrors, & embroidery, along with a neon yellow sash/scarf draped across 1 shoulder & tied at the waist. She smiles shyly under the graphic covering her face to protect her identity.
*Jamila in a sari! Credit: RR/SCH
PD2: *Jamila's long hair is in 2 braided pigtails. She wears a pink top with blue trim & accents.
*Jamila, showcasing her dimples. Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Jamila, an 8-year-old girl who lives at Anchor Home and is waiting for her forever family to find her! PD1: *Jamila stands w/ 1 hand on her hip & the other across her chest. She has waist-length hair pulled half-up & wears a neon orange traditional Indian top w/ gold buttons, mirrors, & embroidery, along with a neon yellow sash/scarf draped across 1 shoulder & tied at the waist. She smiles shyly under the graphic covering her face to protect her identity. PD2: *Jamila’s long hair is in 2 braided pigtails. She wears a pink top with blue trim & accents.


PD: *Kristy stands in a balcony corner w/ greenery behind her on 1 side & a wall on the other, hanging onto the rails & smiling broadly. She wears a pale pink party dress w/ big flowers, pale green sash, & pale pink bow in her half-up, curly, dark-brown hair.
*Kristy! Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Kristy, a 7-year-old girl who lives at Anchor Home and is waiting for her family to find her! PD: *Kristy stands in a balcony corner w/ greenery behind her on 1 side & a wall on the other, hanging onto the rails & smiling broadly. She wears a pale pink party dress w/ big flowers, pale green sash, & pale pink bow in her half-up, curly, dark-brown hair.


PD: *Connor wears a bright yellow shirt & blue bandanna w/ white stars. He sits in his wheelchair, a smile visible on his face under the graphic covering his face to protect his identity.
*Connor! Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Connor, a 6-year-old boy who lives at Anchor Home and is waiting for his family to find him. PD: *Connor wears a bright yellow shirt & blue bandanna w/ white stars. He sits in his wheelchair, a smile visible on his face under the graphic covering his face to protect his identity.


Age 0-5

PD1: *Eden wears a pink & orange dress w/ black headband, which keeps her cochlear implant processors in place. Her beautiful, short, curly hair is half-up, half down. *Eden smiles shyly under the graphic protecting her identity by covering her face.
*Eden! Credit: RR/SCH
PD2: *Eden stands against the wall, her hair in 2 pigtails w/ a black bow, wearing a dress w/ a black & white striped top & black skirt covered in hedgehogs!
*Eden standing independently, with 2 pigtails! Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Eden, a 5-year-old girl who lives at Anchor Home and is waiting for her family to find her. PD1: *Eden wears a pink & orange dress w/ black headband, which keeps her cochlear implant processors in place. Her beautiful, short, curly hair is half-up, half down. *Eden smiles shyly under the graphic protecting her identity by covering her face. PD2: *Eden stands against the wall, her hair in 2 pigtails w/ a black bow, wearing a dress w/ a black & white striped top & black skirt covered in hedgehogs!


PD: *Zack wears a blue & white traditional Indian top,  smiling under the graphic that protects his identity by covering face.
*Zack! Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Zack, a 5-year-old boy who lives at Anchor Home and is waiting for his family to find him. PD: *Zack wears a blue & white traditional Indian top,  smiling under the graphic that protects his identity by covering face.


PD: *Georgie wears an orange, white, & blue plaid collared shirt w/ a huge smile & adorable crinkles around his eyes. A graphic covers part of his face to protect his identity.
*Georgie! Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Georgie, a 5-year-old boy who lives at Courage Home and is waiting for his forever family to find him! PD: *Georgie wears an orange, white, & blue plaid collared shirt w/ a huge smile & adorable crinkles around his eyes. A graphic covers part of his face to protect his identity.


Outside SCH (listed on Reece’s Rainbow)

Jewell has been listed since she was 4 (2010). Lives in an EE, available to older parents & large families. Victim of parental physical abuse & suffers from traumatic brain injury (TBI – fractures in bones around brain, causing sub-arachnoidal influence in the form of irreversible damage), further complicating her disabilities which include severe CP, hemiplegia, & microcephaly. Jewell is available to large families and older parents. Her photos on her profile have been recently updated and she appears to be dying, if I’m being completely frank. SIGNIFICANT RISK, PLEASE ADOPT ME SOON!! 

PD1: Undated photo. Jewell lays on a couch, wearing a blue shirt. Her blue eyes are turned upward & her brown hair is short, but not shaved.
Undated photo of Jewell. Credit: RR

PD: Jewell lays on a couch, wearing a blue shirt. Her blue eyes are turned upward & her brown hair is short, but not shaved.

PD2: Dated 2015. Jewell sits curled up in a stroller, wearing a red t-shirt w/ thin arms up around her face. Her head is shaved & she looks utterly miserable.
Jewell in 2015. Credit: RR

PD: Jewell sits curled up in a stroller, wearing a red t-shirt w/ thin arms up around her face. Her head is shaved & she looks utterly miserable.


Donnie has cerebral palsy & some other disabilities that need addressing, including some differences in his brain, hydrocephalus, a heart defect, a congenital hip deformity of hip, strabismus, and an optic disc disorder. He lives in a mental institution for adults in an EE country and needs out of his institution ASAP. Donnie is available to large families and older parents, and has an RR donation grant of over $1,200 to help cover the cost of his adoption.

PD: *Donnie lays on a colourful pillow & blanket, smiling a bright smile. He's wearing a blue track suit.
Undated photo of Donnie. Credit: RR

PD: *Donnie lays on a colourful pillow & blanket, smiling a bright smile. He’s wearing a blue tracksuit.


Update September 2019: unfortunately, Lizzie aged out in 2019…

PD1: *Lizzie wears a white t-shirt w/ pink bow in her ponytail. Her face is uplifted & the sun shines down on her.

PD: *Lizzie wears a white t-shirt w/ pink bow in her ponytail. Her face is uplifted & the sun shines down on her.


Waiting Child Reference Posts

These following posts from my blog feature children who are available for adoption (excluding Find Me Friday, which can be found here), and are updated occasionally.

Waiting Children

Tuesday’s Children Adoption Spotlight: Sibling Pairs! Pt I

Tuesday’s Children Adoption Spotlight: Sibling Pairs! Pt II

Tuesday’s Children Adoption Spotlight: Sibling Trios!

Tuesday’s Children Adoption Spotlight: Sibling Groups of 4 & 5!