Books Needed in Taraz, Kazakhstan

February 3rd, 2007
Categories: Giving Back

books As I’ve mentioned in previous blogs, many times adoptive families want to give back to their children’s birth countries. During my blogging research, I stumbled along another blog that a young man who is serving in the Peace Corps in Taraz, Kazakhstan wrote. He is trying to build a library in Taraz with English books – I hope you’ll take a moment to read about this and send a book or two their way. Below are some answers to questions another adoptive family asked. :) (shared with permission) Thank you so much for getting in touch with me. It is always nice to talk to another American that has spent time in Taraz. Work here in Taraz is going well and I… [more]

Playground Projects in Kazakhstan

November 29th, 2006

Playground I know my husband and I would LOVE to see playgrounds built at every baby house and children’s home in Kazakhstan! I’m always so excited to hear about the projects in place and know many adoptive parents are also thrilled to know that the children who remain will have a nicer play area to go out to. In our hearts of hearts – we all wish for them to have forever families – each in their own home with their own swing set. Until then – let me tell you about the various playground projects that I am aware of.. Over the last 3 years, World Partners (adoption agency) has had adoptive families return to Kazakhstan and build playgrounds – to… [more]