Making Hippotherapy Accessible in Armenia


By Katherine Berjikian


Its spring in Armenia, and the children at Kharberd Orphanage, just outside Yerevan, are excited because they can play with their old friend Dr. Sabba.

Dr. Sabba is an Armenian from the diaspora. He was born and raised in Lebanon, and came to Armenia five years ago. He’s a therapist at the orphanage and unfortunately can only work when it’s warm outside. The winter months are too cold to perform his specific kind of therapy. However, when he can work, the children get excited.

By the way, Dr. Sabba is a horse.

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News from Romania: U.S. Ambassador to Romania Visits Ador Copiii Resource Center for Adoptions



U.S. Ambassador to Romania, His Excellency Mr. Hans Klemm, visited the only Resource Center for Adoptions in Romania, opened in Timisoara by Ador Copiii Association.

His Excellency Mr. Hans Klemm, accompanied by his wife, Mrs. Mari Klemm, visited on Friday, April 22, Ador Copiii Resource Center for Adoptions and discussed with Simona Czudar, the founder of the association, Laura Jacan, the organization’s psychotherapist, Andrei Rosu endurance athlete and Ador Copiii projects’ advocate, Gigi Nacev, CEO of Tempini Romania and Andrei Vasile, partners and supporters of the Association of the business community in Timisoara.

On this occasion His Excellency was impressed with the work we perform every day in the benefit of children who want a family, who risk losing theirs and those who, maybe, will never have one. His Excellency showed real interest in the adoption procedure, the problems encountered and the clear steps that our Association did and do to change the legislation in this regard, to become the voice of children and adoptive families.

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News from Morocco: It’s A Girl!!! Kafala Granted Today!


News from Bulgaria: "Queen of Hearts"

Someone was deemed the "Queen of Hearts" today, after a 100% successful recovery from her heart recent surgery.  Though tiny…. this little girl has one very big sweet heart!

Queen of hearts

Congratulations to Chris and Michelle Harger!

Hopscotch celebrates the marriage of Chris and Michelle Harger. It was a beautiful service and her boys were so adorable. We wish for you and your family the happiness of a life time together. Congrats!!!

News From Armenia

TWO more visas issued to TWO beautiful baby girls!!!! Both families are thrilled and ready to come home tonight. Welcome home!!!

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