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Our Expense List


Our Expense List to date: Grand total= $34,272
  • Agency application: $300 DONE
  • First installment of Program Fee $2,125 DONE
  • Birth Certificates: $48 DONE
  • Marriage Certificate: $8 DONE
  • Online Training $139 DONE
  • Required Adoption Books $39 DONE
  • Home study: $1,940 DONE
  • Fingerprinting: $890 DONE
  • Sending Dossier to Ethiopia: $150 DONE
  • Certification of Dossier $400 DONE
  • Translation/Authentication $800 DONE
  • Second Installment of Program Fee $1,700 DONE
  • 1st half of International Program Fee $4,500 DONE
  • Post Adoption Deposit $1,000 DONE

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  • Third Installment of Program Fee $1,275
  • 2nd half of International Program Fee $4,500
  • Post Adoption Administration Fee $750
  • First trip to Ethiopia: $2,500
  • Two round-trip Airfares $4,000
  • Second trip to Ethiopia: $2,000
  • Two round-trip Airfares $4,000
  • One way airfare for baby: $1,000
  • Medicals for Little Boy: $300
  • Visa and Passport for Little Boy: $230