Female • Born: January 12, 2014

Nora is a timid little girl who appears much younger than her age. She was a docile baby who was easy to care for, eating and sleeping most of the time. As she grew older, it was noticed that she had limited vision (she’s suspected to be blind, but no formal assessment was conducted). It’s very challenging to be a blind child in an orphanage, since there is very limited stimulation. Many such children resort to self-stimulation and self-soothing, and Nora is no exception — she spends much of her day rocking herself in her crib and sucking on her fingers. Nora needs a family that understands the needs of blind children, who can help her find ways to explore her world through other senses. Nora also has rigid muscle tone, and is diagnosed with cerebral palsy. She continues to be a good eater, and is very content after eating.

Nora needs a family that’s ready to parent a child with limitations, but can find joy in knowing they are providing hope for a child who desperately needs one-on-one care. Can you welcome this special little girl into your family?

Married couples up to age 52, and single women up to age 47

Flexible eligibility requirements

Families qualify for a $7,500 WHFC subsidy; additional subsidies may be available through other adoption grant organizations