Home for 200 abandoned infants below 6, in India

 
$4,022
$20,978
Raised
Remaining
Mar 11, 2013

Changing Times...

Now our family is complete!!!
Now our family is complete!!!

Not very long ago, older children did not find homes with families in India. Most Indian

parents wanted a small baby less than 2 years old. And so, many children went abroad to

foreign families.

Yogesh and Supriya Bochare adopted 6 year old Aarushi from an Adoption Agency in Jalna,

Maharashtra – a sign of the changing times and, mind sets. The Bochare had registered for

a 6 month old child 2 years ago and were still waiting for some kind of lead from the agency

when Yogesh sent an email inquiry to CSA. Yogesh writes: “Within 2 days we got call from

CSA informing us of the availability of an older child in one of their partner-agencies. We

were jubilant and also, apprehensive; we had never thought of an older child-certainly not a

6-year old! By that age, a child has an independent mind and we were afraid about issues of

adjustment.

Nevertheless, we decided to follow through. The day we first met her, we liked her! But we knew we had to

think it through; ours could not be a decision made in haste. We had been married since 2001 and had, without

success, tried every possible way of starting our family. Here was the opportunity!! Should we let it go? Debate

and discussion followed and we concluded that what we were looking at, was not a Job, nor an office, nor was it

the fulfillment of a duty; here was a child who could, so easily, become ours! The conclusion was unanimous – and

so, 6 years old “Aarushi” came home to us.

Our life has changed dramatically since her arrival; from a happy couple, we are now, happy responsible parents.

Of course we have to adapt to her ways to an extent but we are enjoying every moment. Thanks to CSA! We are

ever grateful!”

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Project Leader

Bharati Dasgupta

Pune, Maharashtra India

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