This past weekend my family took a mini-vacation to the Washington, DC area. While we were there, we were able to stop in at AWAA's headquarters (our adoption agency) and visit with Duni Zenaye, the Ethiopia program director. We had a great visit, and were able to discuss some important issues.
One of those issues is the increased wait time for referrals. Boy referrals will now take 7-9 months, instead of 5-7 months. This was a little difficult to hear, but given the current situations in Ethiopia, it was somewhat expected. What does this mean for us? We can now expect a referral between August-October, and hopefully will be traveling by the end of the year. More clarification should be given on this issue, along with many others during our conference call on Thursday.