What is involved in being a Host Family?
If you should decide to be a host family, you may request a boy or girl and may specify an age range. Children are aged 7-16, but most new children are aged from 7-9. All children are healthy and from families (no orphans), and are chosen based on their proximity to radioactive areas, their financial status, and their good behavior in school. You may take your child on vacation with you, but we ask that you refrain from going out of town for the first 2 weeks, as this is when most of the appointments are scheduled. The most important role of the host family is to provide the visiting Belarusian child with day-to-day care in a loving and stable environment. A host family should model the love of Christ in all they do. Provide lots of wholesome food, fresh clean air and the love that will make them feel at home in a foreign country so different from their own. Undoubtedly, the true pleasures of Raleigh for these children are the simple ones, many of which they have been restricted from d