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1 The Bamboo Project Bethany Global is urgently seeking families for children in China with Down syndrome who are waiting to be adopted! We have only a short time to identify a family for each child and to make a significant impact for these children. For more information, please contact us via at or call us at SAUL MALE MAY 2015 Saul is a quiet and sweet boy whose loves to meet new faces and be held. He especially loves going for walks outside with his caregivers, to whom he shows great attachment. Saul is also a very good sleeper and likes to play with his toys. He can turn over all by himself and can powerfully kick with his little legs! ASHER MALE OCTOBER 2011 Though quiet, Asher is an energetic little boy with a beautiful smile. He recognizes familiar people and is happy to see his caregivers. He likes to look at the colorful pictures on the wall. Asher is a deep sleeper and a finger sucker. He has learned to pull himself to standing and is eating table food. He enjoys music, toys, and games. SIMEON MALE MARCH 2012 Introverted Simeon is a little boy who enjoys listening to music and playing with the toys on the toy shelf. He kicks his cushion when there is music playing and will laugh happily when teased. Simeon enjoys sitting against his cushion and watching the other children play. He is close to his caregiver and enjoys being cuddled and makes ah ah sounds when he is happy. SARAI FEMALE MARCH 2014 Sarai is a playful little girl who enjoys exploring her surroundings. She enjoys playing with rattles and finds joy in pulling off her socks with her teeth. She is attentive and will turn around when she is called. She can sit up, roll over, and can hold her head up straight when cuddling with caretakers. She smiles when she is teased and recognizes those she is familiar with. She also had a good appetite. ABRAM MALE APRIL 2014 Abram is an observant little boy who enjoys toys with sound. He knows his name, turning when his caregivers call him, and greets familiar caregivers with a smile. He watches his caregivers as they move around the room and will reach out to grab a nearby toy. Abram can roll over and enjoys rocking in the cradle.

2 ELIJAH MALE APRIL 2014 Elijah is a sweet little boy who loves to be held and interact with his caregivers. At 8 months old, he could roll over and sit with support. His caregivers share that he likes to be teased, and when they speak to him, he will sometimes babble back. He observes his caregivers' movements around the room and is always ready to flash a smile at them. ABIJAH MALE MAY 2014 Abijah is an alert baby boy who tends to be quiet but is always ready with a smile. He watches moving objects and searches for the source of sounds. Abijah particularly enjoys activities involving sound, such as listening to music or ringing a little toy bell. THOMAS MALE OCTOBER 2012 Thomas is a loving boy who enjoys being held by his teacher and caretakers. He gets along well with his classmates. He understands simple instructions and can climb up and down stairs while holding his teacher's hand. His fine motor skills are progressing, as he is able to hold his glass to drink water, and can stack blocks and string together big beads. His speech is also beginning to emerge as he can call "Mom." ZECHARIAH MALE JUNE 2013 Zechariah is a generally happy little boy who is making good progress in his foster home. He gets along well with his foster family members and made the adjustment easily to his foster home. He is energetic, can crawl freely, and can stand and walk with support. Zechariah is starting to say words, has a strong imitation ability, and enjoys interacting with people. DINAH FEMALE JANUARY 2011 Dinah is an active little girl who will run to others when they have toys so that she can play too. She is a very curious child who is very aware of her surroundings. She loves to play with bells and hear the sounds that they make. Dinah s caregivers share that she has a lovely smile and will happily clap her hands when asked. NOELLE FEMALE SEPTEMBER 2012 Noelle is an active extrovert with bright eyes and a big smile. Noelle interacts well with her classmates and caregivers and likes to give hugs, kisses, and high fives. She enjoys going to a preschool class at the institution. Noelle can walk independently and understands what she is being told. She loves funny cartoons and is often found laughing loudly at them!

3 MALACHI MALE JANUARY 2014 Malachi is a quiet, active little boy who is fond of looking at picture books. He can sit and crawl and, at one year old, was learning to stand with help. When his foster mother takes him outside, Malachi curiously looks around, and he carefully touches the flowers when she tells him what kind and what color they are. JOEL MALE JULY 2013 Joel is a shy child who enjoys outdoor activities. He has strong imitations skills and will shake his head or stick his tongue out, mimicking a caregiver's actions. He also laughs at himself in the mirror. Joel is able to turn over, pick up small objects, and sit while leaning against support. SOLOMON MALE MARCH 2013 Solomon is an active, energetic little boy. Like many children his age, he loves music, toys, and games. As of the fall of 2015, Solomon was able to crawl and stand and was learning to walk. He is close to his caregivers and can follow their simple directions. They share that he is a clever and lovely child, and they sincerely wish him to have a happy home. ISHMAEL MALE SEPTEMBER 2013 Ishmael is a quiet, well-behaved little boy who loves to play outside. He can stand for a long time with his hands holding something for support, feed himself with his fingers, and he imitates simple words. He wraps his arms around his caregivers neck and wants to be held longer. Ishmael is described as a sweet boy who gets along well with the other children. ELAM MALE JANUARY 2014 Elam is a quiet little boy who loves to be held and will hold out his arms to his caregiver as she walks by. He is attracted to toys with bright colors and watches his caregivers as they move around the room. He has learned to roll over and sit with support. Elam likes to listen to music and laughs aloud when happy. JONAH MALE NOVEMBER 2013 Jonah is a quiet little boy who enjoys listening to music. Though shy, he gets along well with the other children. At 1 year old, Jonah could turn over, crawl, and sit for a while without support. He also babbles and imitates words. Jonah loves being held, and he laughs out loud and touches his caregiver's face when she kisses him.

4 PHILLIP MALE MAY 2014 Active Phillip loves to be teased by his caregivers and enjoys playing with toys. He is alert and observant, turning when his name is called and watching his nannies as they move around the room. At 10 months old, Phillip could hold his head and chest up off the floor and was learning to sit independently. He is close to his caretaker and interacts well with her, responding to facial expressions. Phillip has a cute little smile and likes to be held and rocked. TABITHA FEMALE JANUARY 2010 Tabitha is a shy but happy little girl who gets along well with other children. Her caregivers share that she is a little like a big sister, helping other children when they are being bullied and assisting younger children to pick up toys. Tabitha has strong imitation abilities and follows directions well. Her caregivers are hopeful that she will find a loving family. ELISHA MALE MARCH 2014 Elisha is a quiet baby who is typically in good spirits. He enjoys playing with fingers and toys that make sound, and he is fond of listening to music. He is close to his caregivers and will sometimes laugh aloud. His nannies hope Elisha will grow up healthily and live his life safely. TOBY MALE AUGUST 2013 Toby is a spirited little boy who is not easy to cry. He enjoys listening to music and with the appropriate resources he should make good progress with his development. He appears to be introverted and a bit stubborn! EZRA MALE JUNE 2011 Ezra is a quiet boy with a ready smile. He interacts with his caregivers and likes to be held and cuddled. However, he is also in constant motion! Ezra can speak simple words such as mama and is able to walk with assistance. One of his favorite activities is listening to music. ANNA FEMALE JUNE 2014 Anna is a quiet infant who looks around observantly when playing outdoors. At 10 months, she was learning to sit without support. When her caregivers read picture books with her, she stares carefully at each image. Anna enjoys playing with toys such as rattles and will sometimes laugh happily.

5 ADAM MALE MAY 2014 Active little Adam seeks out the source of sounds and watches his caregivers as they move around the room. He is reportedly a deep sleeper who is fond of listening to music and will grasp toys and happily waive them around. He gets very excited when he sees his milk bottle! SAMUEL MALE JUNE 2012 Samuel is a shy child with a quick smile who gets along well with the other children. He enjoys playing with balls and swinging, and he likes to play hide and seek. Samuel may be a budding musician; he s shown a keen interest in the electric piano and laughs aloud at the sound when he plays the keys! ABIGAIL FEMALE NOVEMBER 2011 Abigail is an active little girl who gets along well with other children. She loves outside activities and playing chase with her friends. Abigail laughs at the funny faces and actions she makes at herself in the mirror, and she will pretend to answer the phone when her caregiver holds it to her ear. She helps to dress and feed herself and will help pick up toys in the activity room. GABRIEL MALE APRIL 2014 Gabriel is a quiet child but laughs loudly when tickled. He enjoys music and any toy that makes noise. He turns his head in response to his name and is able to track a moving toy. Gabriel has learned to roll himself over, and he can sit with support. He loves being held by his caregivers and interacting with others. SAMSON MALE MAY 2014 Samson is a quiet infant who likes to look at pictures. He has been living with a foster family since he was about a year old and has been making great progress in that environment, learning to turn over and sit with support from his hands. Samson likes to babble, and though his caregivers report that he is "afraid" of being tickled, he will laugh when they softly touch his neck. JOHN MALE DECEMBER 2012 John is an active boy who enjoys music, watching TV, and playing games. He is very loving to his foster family and will crawl quickly to his foster mom to give her lots of hugs. He is able to stand alone and is starting to walk while holding onto something for balance. He can understand the words spoken by his family and can speak simple words.

6 PETER MALE DECEMBER 2014 Peter is an active little boy who loves being outside. His caregivers share that he likes to suck his fingers and will kick off his quilt in the morning when he wakes up. He can hold up his head to watch movement around the room. Peter is not particularly shy with strangers and has close relationships with his caregivers. PRISCILLA FEMALE NOVEMBER 2014 Priscilla is an active infant who loves listening to music. At 5 months old, she had already learned to turn over, and she tracks her caregivers' movements around the room. Priscilla is connected to her caregivers and likes to play with them, smiling happily and occasionally laughing aloud. TAMAR FEMALE JANUARY 2015 Tamar is a quiet child who enjoys listening to music. She has a good appetite and is physically developing well. Tamar can hold her head up while lying on her stomach and follow a rattle with her eyes. She enjoys turning her head and looking for her caretaker when she hears her voice. RUTH FEMALE AUGUST 2014 Ruth is described by her nannies as a shy child, but she will share her sweet smile when she is spoken to. She responds to her nannies with babbling, and she laughs when they try to kiss her. She loves to play with the toys on the toy shelf. JAMES MALE JUNE 2014 James is a active boy who loves rattles. At 9 months, he was able to pick up toys near him, and he likes to shake them to hear the sounds they make. He is also fond of listening to music. He can visually follow toys and will look for the source of sounds. James can hold up his head and has learned to roll over. He is a deep sleeper and becomes happy when he sees his milk bottle- he must be a good eater too! JEREMIAH MALE APRIL 2008 Jeremiah is a cheerful child who enjoys playing with other children and holding their hands when going for a walk. He is very attached to one of his caregivers and runs to her when she comes into the room. Jeremiah can run and jump and is able to complete simple tasks such as coloring and gluing papers. He smiles at adults and will sometimes run to them to be held. His caregivers share that Jeremiah loves having his photo taken!

7 DANIEL MALE DECEMBER 2014 Little Daniel is an active and extroverted baby boy. He can sit and roll over on his own and was learning to crawl at 13 months. He recognizes familiar faces and smiles when teased. Daniel loves to play with toys that require movement. He also enjoys listening to music and playing with bells to create his own sounds. BENJAMIN MALE DECEMBER 2011 Benjamin is a timid and restless boy who crawls quickly and is standing up with caretaker support. He enjoys looking in the mirror to make faces at himself and even gives himself kisses! Benjamin enjoys playing with a musical keyboard and dancing to the music. He is close to his caregivers and, like many children his age, can be a bit jealous of their attention. JACOB MALE JANUARY 2014 Jacob is a sweet boy with rosy cheeks and a beautiful smile. His nannies say he is well adjusted, and he responds well to them and smiles when he is happy. Jacob can grasp toys in his hands and loves to shake them. His nannies say his favorite toys are rattles. When Bethany staff met him in November 2015, he appeared to be quite alert, following the movements and activities of the people around him. SIMON MALE MARCH 2010 Simon is a sensitive boy with a ready smile. He is learning to be independent, as he can eat, drink, dress himself, and is toilet trained. He is described as a smart child who is very active. Simon also enjoys music and is fond of imitation. He is very loving to his foster family, and they hope he will have loving parents to take care of him soon. SILAS MALE JUNE 2014 Silas is an active child who enjoys playing with a bell or a rattle. He appears to be doing well following surgery on his heart, and he can roll over and sit independently. He likes music, is quick to smile, and has a good appetite. He recognizes familiar people and is happy to see them. ENOCH MALE AUGUST 2014 Enoch is an energetic but quiet little boy with an always-ready smile! At 16 months, he could imitate words, understand simple instructions, and clap his hands in excitement when praised. He loves toys and will stand on his tiptoes to reach one on the shelf. Enoch especially loves playing with balls, which he will throw and crawl after when rolled, and playing peek-a-boo with his caregivers.

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