A video about the journey to adopt Elijah Mihretu. Amy and her family share how they overcame fear to move forward in their calling to adopt.
Knowing there are over five million orphans in Ethiopia, with over 150,000 of them living on the streets, they knew that was where they would find their child. The mortality statistics are sad and shocking. Through learning about Ethiopian adoptions, their fear left and their hearts were opened.
They relied on friends and family to help bring an orphan hope and to expand their family. Many have great success crowdfunding and reaching out in other ways to receive donations to make adoption financially possible. And so it happened with this family. They were led to their child, Elijah Mihretu, and many helped them.