Is Ethio-American Family Services (EAFS) An Adoption Agency? No. EAFS is a non-profit organization 501(c)(3) with a mission to educate, empower, and enrich the lives of Ethiopian orphans, vulnerable children and their adoptive families.
Does EAFS own an orphanage? No. EAFS supports programs such as Miskaye Children's Welfare Association, in Ethiopia for orphans, provides educational programming, and cross-cultural opportunities that are vital to the development of Ethio-blended families.
How long did it take to adopt from Ethiopia? Timeframes vary substantially. This question should be referred to your agency.
Do we have experience in adoption? Yes, both of the co-founders of EAFS adopted from Ethiopia. Please read our story on the About Us Page.
Do you do Mission Trips Yes. We completed our first group trip in 2012. More trips are in the planning stages.
Can we meet the children we sponsor? Yes. If you plan to travel to Ethiopia you can meet the child you sponsor by contacting us.