On the same day, PEAR issued a cautionary statement about Ethiopia adoptions, a prospective adoptive parent shared her heart-breaking situation.
The following is linked with the author’s permission:
The specifics of the referral process and investigation can be found at this post: http://urbanfunnyfarm.blogspot.com/2009/12/our-adoption-status.html
PEAR continues to recommend that prospective adoptive parents conduct extensive due diligence prior to signing a contract with an adoption service provider. A good place to start is http://www.adoptionagencychecklist.com/gpage.html1.html
PEAR’s Prospective Adoptive Parents Bill of Rights can be found at http://www.pear-now.org/PAPBillofRights.pdf
Ethics, Transparency, Support
~ What All Adoptions Deserve.