Yulin Childrens' Welfare Institute, Shaanxi Province, China
Chinese: Yu Yi Meng
English: Mia Elizabeth
Meaning of Name:
Chinese: Yu is the last name given to all babies in this orphanage; Yi is the name given to all babies taken into this orphanage in 2003; Meng is unique to Mia and means "sprout"
English: Mia means "mine" in a variety of languages, which we thought was neat for an adopted child; Elizabeth means "house of God"
Dossier Sent Date:
Our agency is America World Adoption Association (AWAA). Mia was referred to us as a healthy child. Her growth report listed her as active, having a ready smile, fond of reading picture books, and a light sleeper.