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There are approximately 18000 parents registered with CARA, while the number of children in the Government's adoption pool is less 1800.

Saturday, July 21, 2007

Reading more about "COLORS" newsletter

What is "COLORS"?

COLORS is a free quarterly electronic newsletter of the HOPE House to promote the message of adoption in/ from India. COLORS will function as a channel of communication. This newsletter will have diverse kinds of articles in each issue that will communicate to the prospective/ adoptive families, adoptees, NGO’s, corporations, activists, political establishments and the professionals etc.

More about the logo of "COLORS"?

Logo of the COLORS represent the size (colors of India flag - largest democracy) and the strength (colors of the US flag - strongest democracy) of the democracies of the world. Like the colours of the logo represent the discreet symbol of freedom, it paraphrases our resolve and determination to find freedom to the defenseless children of India to be placed in loving homes through adoption.

Colors of the logo also represents diversity to recognize different backgrounds of people who are working towards the common cause of promoting adoption without undue bias based on gender, religion, region, caste or creed etc.

Who can write articles to "COLORS"

Anyone that is interested in the message of adoption can write. COLORS is not profit based but simply to promote the message of adoption in/ from India. If you like to write, send us an email to We only ask that your articles be authentic and India centric.

How can I subscribe to COLORS?

Scroll up to the top left (site: and you'll see a box for you to give your email address. Once your email address is verified, you'll be in our database. Please be assured that we do not share our database with anyone. If you're already receiving the blog feed in your email, you do not need to subscribe again and the existing subscription will do.

How can I help COLORS?

Help us by helping to spread the message of COLORS newsletter that more may read. It is a free newsletter to anyone that is interested so feel free to forward to as many people as you can.

What articles can I write?

We are working on some columns namely:

  1. "Now & Then": This is a photo feature of an adopted child to show the difference that a loving home has made with two different photos. One picture that was taken when the child was brought home and another one that is taken recently. Please write brief description with in 150 words.
  2. "My child's incredible story": Write your journey to bring your child home. How it all began, challenges that you had faced, changes that you have made in your life and the difference that the child (or you) making in each others lives. Please do add a photo along with your write up. Write it in 1000 words.
  3. "Awesome dad": Adopted children can write about their dad. In what ways your dad is/ has playing/ played an important role in your life? Please write it in 1000 words and include a photo along with your write up.
  4. "Adoption tips": Do you have any unique personal adotion tips? You can share them with our readers in 150 words.
  5. "Book reveiw": Did you read an adoption book lately? You can write a book reveiw 250 words

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