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

AGED OUT

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

Unfortunately, *Victoria aged out of international adoption to Americans in 2020. She may still be available for adoption domestically or in countries other than USA who allow adoptions past the age of 16. 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.

Click her name as linked above to be redirected to her sponsorship page. Unless she is able to live independently, *Victoria will likely live in her foster community indefinitely, and therefore will need monthly sponsors to help cover the costs of daily life!


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

Unfortunately, *Ginger aged out of international adoption to Americans in 2020. She may still be available for adoption domestically or in countries other than USA who allow adoptions past the age of 16. PD: *Ginger stands w/ hands on hips, smiling in a black halter dress covered in traditional Indian designs & elephant print.

Click her name as linked above to be redirected to her sponsorship page. Unless she is able to live independently, *Ginger will likely live in her foster community indefinitely, and therefore will need monthly sponsors to help cover the costs of daily life!


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

Unfortunately, *Zane aged out of international adoption to Americans in 2020. He may still be available for adoption domestically or in countries other than USA who allow adoptions past the age of 16. 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.

Click his name as linked above to be redirected to his sponsorship page. Unless he is able to live independently, *Zane will likely live in his foster community indefinitely, and therefore will need monthly sponsors to help cover the costs of daily life!

AT RISK OF AGING OUT (Age 14+)


*Sara‘s family is coming! She’s listed on the ‘My Family Found Me’ page on Reece’s Rainbow!

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

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.



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 15-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.

*Naomi IS AT RISK OF AGING OUT! She will age out on her 16th birthday in April 2021. 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



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 13-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 13-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 13-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 13-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 13-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


*Tatum! Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Tatum, a 13-year-old girl who lives at Faith Home and is waiting for her family to find her. PD: *Tatum wears a blue top & light blue scarf, positioned in front of a red painted wall. Her long, dark-brown hair is braided along her crown & down her back & she smiles behind the graphic covering her face to protect her identity.


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, a 12-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, an 11-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, an 11-year-old girl who 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.


*Keaton! Credit: RR/SCH

Meet *Keaton, a 10-year-old boy who lives at Courage Home and is waiting for his family to find him. PD: *Keaton wears a dark blue button-down shirt covered in sharks! His black hair is long on the top, shaved short on the sides, & he has a gigantic smile visible underneath the graphic covering his face to protect his identity.


Age 6-9

Meet *Evi, a 9-year-old girl who lives at Jubilee Home and is waiting for her forever family to find her! PD: *Evi, smiling shyly. She lays on a yellow beanbag chair, wearing a burgundy t-shirt. Her short, curly black hair appears to have some gentle curl!
*Evi! Credit: SCH/RR

Meet *Evi, a 9-year-old girl who lives at Jubilee Home and is waiting for her forever family to find her! PD: *Evi, smiling shyly. She lays on a yellow beanbag chair, wearing a burgundy t-shirt. Her short, curly black hair appears to have some gentle curl! She has a star graphic concealing part of her face to protect her identity.


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, an 8-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 7-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.


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 6-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.


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 6-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.


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!



*Mikayla! Credit: SCH/RR

Meet *Mikayla, a 5-year-old girl who lives at Courage Home and is waiting for her forever family to find her! PD: *Mikayla wears an orange top w/ multi-colored embroidery around the neckline. A graphic covers part of her face to protect her identity, but you can still see her huge smile!


Meet *Blaire, a 5-year-old girl who lives at Anchor Home and is waiting for her forever family to find her. PD: *Blaire lays on her back in the green grass, wearing a baby pink velvet dress! She has light brown skin, her long, shiny black hair is pulled into a high pony w/ a silver scrunchie, & her brilliant smile is visible under the graphic that covers part of her face to protect her identity!

*Blaire’s Medical History


*Shiloh! Credit: SCH/RR

Meet *Shiloh, a 4-year-old girl who lives at Anchor Home and is waiting for her family to find her. PD: *Shiloh wears a green t-shirt w/ white vest over top, laying on a red beanbag chair. Her medium-brown hair is pulled up into a messy bun & she has a bright, toothy smile under the graphic that covers part of her face to protect her identity, but you can still see her huge smile!


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!