|Suzanne with Diana, age 22 months in this photo (now age 3)|
The families’ advocacy efforts have been led by Joint Council on International Children’s Services. This organization has now created a targeted advocacy program on behalf of the waiting children and parents, called the Kyrgyz 65 campaign. This past year, the Kyrgyz 65 were awarded the 2010 Outstanding Child Advocate Award at Joint Council’s annual conference in New York. They are working now – through the Joint Council – to raise funds to step up efforts to bring these children home. To give them what all children deserve: a safe, loving, permanent family.
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