The long wait to adopt from the DRC

World Today

Imagine adopting a child, completing all the background checks and paperwork, then having to wait months or years for the youngster to join your family.

At least a thousand families find themselves in that situation as they wait for the Democratic Republic of the Congo to lift a moratorium on adoptions.

CCTV America’s Hendrik Sybrandy reports on one family’s wait.

The long wait to adopt from the DRC

Imagine adopting a child, completing all the background checks and paperwork, then having to wait months or years for the youngster to join your family. CCTV America's Hendrik Sybrandy reports.