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COSTS TO ADOPT

Homeland Security has received our Homestudy and all necessary documents are included.  So now we wait for our finger print date for our family.  During this time we are fundraising the much needed funds for two little boys.













Breakdown of USA fees paid for Dossier:



REECES RAINBOW  Love Offering                                            ($250)
FSP                                                                                                   ($25)

Home Study                                                                                  ($1600)
CCAI   Provider Agency                                                              ($2750)
HHA                                                                                                ($900)

USCIS Fees                                                                                   ($720)

Fingerprinting USCIS                                                                      ($255)
Fingerprinting State & Local 3 sets each person times three people ($270)
Fingerprinting FBI                                                                          ($330)
FBI authentications                                                                         ($255)

Notary fees  HS                                                                              ($200)
Medicals for Family $100 per person                                              ($700)
Marriage Licenses                                                                          ($100)
Appostille for ML                                                                            ($100)
Initial HHA~documents for commitment notary fees                           ($100)
USPS Fees for Documents etc..                                                          ($175)
Notary & Appostille documents  30 times $20                                 ($650)

Travel involved to Arkansas Capital                                                ($100) 

Fees currently total as of: 02/12/2018                                            (9,380)  
CURRENTLY  PAID
THROUGH SAVINGS

This does not include travel involved for fingerprinting out of state 
or updating documents, medicals, notary fees, postage as they occur.
These fees will be added on as they occur to finish our Dossier.

****COSTS AND FEES INVOLVED WHILE IN COUNTRY****
Estimated costs facilitator  ($17,000) 2 CHILDREN
Airline fees vary  3 trips   to Child's Country ($13,500)  TO (15,000)
Food Hotels etc.. 45 days to 60 days ($4500)    to ($6,000)
Travel within the country                                                      ($600)                                                        
Children's passports (2)                                                                     ($1,000)
Birth Certificates      (2)                                                                       (400.00)
Health Exam/Medicals                                                                        (650.00)
Children's Visas  $325 each                                                                 (650.00)
USCIS fees second child $720.00                                                       
                                                              GRAND TOTAL:                 ($39,020.00)
                                                                              PLUS $9,380  DOSSIER PAID
                                                              $48,400 TO ADOPT TWO CHILDREN

 
 $48,400.00  TOTAL COST TO ADOPT 2 CHILDREN
-10,000.00    LESS BOTH CHILDREN'S GRANT FOR CLYDE

   -5.029.10 FSP  ON OUR REECE'S RAINBOW  FAMILY SPONSOR PAGE
             33,370.90  REMAINING TO RAISE TO BE FULLY FUNDED


Please pray for our family that we can raise these much needed funds to adopt both boys.
























































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