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Giada and Aurora need an adoptive family

Giada and Aurora are two loving sisters, waiting for their adoptive family. Read below and learn about these creative, imaginative sisters and help us find them a forever home!


Giada is a 15-year-old girl living in Bulgaria and waiting for her forever family! She is a bright, imaginative girl with a fantastic memory! Giada can express herself well with an extensive vocabulary and descriptive words. Because of this skill, she communicates and interacts well with her peers and teachers.  

Despite experiencing trauma and a complex background, she does her best to remain positive. Her teachers say Giada shows initiative, does well in school, and willingly attends classes. They believe that she has formed the skills needed for independent activities and life.  


Aurora is Giada’s younger 9-year-old sister in Bulgaria. Like her sister, her intellect, memory, and imagination are well-developed, and she is academically on par with her peers.  

Aurora is a talkative and inquisitive young lady who does a great job of not interrupting others while speaking. She does her best to remain positive despite her complex background.  

Educationally, Aurora is a great reader and writer. She will be reading different books given to her by the school this summer.  

She is an independent girl like her sister but is looking for a family to show her unconditional love.  

Could you be Giada and Aurora’s family?

Giada and her sister Aurora are developmentally on par with their peers. They are sweet, kind, polite, and diligent girls. Their orphanage truly hopes they will be able to find a family!

If you can provide a loving, stable family environment for Giada and Aurora, please get in touch with our Bulgaria team!  

We cannot show any pictures of Giada and Aurora due to privacy restrictions in Bulgaria, however, our Bulgaria team has photographs, video, and information to share with interested families. 

CCAI placed its first Bulgarian child in 2015; the program has grown ever since! Like most intercountry adoption programs today, Bulgaria places older children, children with special medical needs, and/or sibling groups. The most significant “need” is for families open to children eight and above and children with medical conditions. In addition, Families open to children with Down syndrome can often be matched in as little as 6-12 months from dossier submission! 

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Colorado Expenses

ExpenseAmountPmt MethodPay ToDue
Application Fee$250Check/ACH WithdrawalCCAIApplication submission
Child Abuse Record Search$35/FamilyCheckCO Dept of Human ServiceApplication submission
IAAME Monitoring & Oversight Fee$500Check/ACH WithdrawalCCAI (Sent to IAAME)After App Approval
First Program Fee (Includes Home Study)$5,700Check/ACH WithdrawalCCAIAfter App Approval
CBI/FBI Fingerprint Search$39.50 per personMoney OrderColorado Bureau of InvestigationAfter App Approval
USCIS Filing & Fingerprinting$775 plus $85/adultCheck/Money OrderUS Dept. of Homeland SecurityUpon I-800A submission
Dossier PreparationApprox. $450-$900Check/Money OrderSecretary of State(s), Chinese Consulate(s)As preparing Dossier
Second Program Fee$5,050Check/ACH WithdrawalCCAIDossier Submission
CCCWA Fee$1,270Check/ACH WithdrawalCCCWA via CCAIDossier Submission
Third Program Fee$5,500Check/ACH WithdrawalCCAIPrior to receiving child match acceptance letter
CCCWA Post Adoption Translation Fee$300Check/ACH WithdrawalCCCWA via CCAIPrior to receiving child match acceptance letter
Court Validation Deposit$200CheckCCAIPrior to receiving child match acceptance letter
Post Adoption Deposit (Refundable)$450Check/ACH WithdrawalCCAIPrior to receiving child match acceptance letter
Visa to enter China$140 (plus courier fee)Check/Credit CardChinese Consulate via a courier/travel agencyApproximately one month before travel to China
US Domestic & International Airfare$1,000 – $2,000 per traveler (adopted child over 2 requires full ticket)Credit CardA travel agency/airline of your choice

Approximately 7-10 days prior to China departure

In China Travel & AccommodationsApprox. $4,000-$4,400 for two adultsACH WithdrawalCCAI (wired to China)Approximately 7-10 days prior to China departure
Adoption Registration and Notarization$800 – $1,000CashLocal government in ChinaIn China
Orphanage Donation(Voluntary)Cash or WireOrphanageIn China
Child’s Passport$100-$150CashLocal passport agencyIn China
Food$700 – $800 per coupleCash/Credit CardHotel(s), restaurant(s)In China
Child Physical & Photo$130-$150CashClinicIn Guangzhou, China
Child U.S. Entry Visa$325Cash or CheckU.S. ConsulateIn China
Court Validation Fee$167CheckCounty CourtAfter U.S. Return
Child’s Colorado Birth Certificate$37.75CheckColorado Vital Statistics OfficeAfter U.S. Return
Lutheran Family Services$250CheckLutheran Family Services via CCAIWhen Home Study is approved by CCAI