Adoptee Search: Girl Born and Adopted in 2003 to the USA through Americans for African Adoptions and Missionaries of Charity

Adoptive parent searching for Ethiopian family of female, born and adopted in 2003 to the USA through Americans for African Adoptions and Missionaries of Charity. She was malnourished at time of adoption and has profound hearing loss which might be hereditary.

Submitted by Adoptive Parent

Child’s Information

Age of Child in Photo Infant
Age of Child in Photo
Infant

Gender of Child female

Ethnicity of Child Amhara

Year of child’s birth  2003

Ethiopian birth Name of Child Saba

Name of child at the time of adoption Saba/Alefu

Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months

Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2003

Age of child at adoption 0-12 months

Year child was adopted 2003

Number of siblings/cousins adopted with the child 0

Number of siblings/cousins adopted to other families 0

Additional information about the child: Third and fourth toe are the same size on one foot, Profound hearing loss (could be due to malnutrition or hereditary). Extremely malnourished at time of adoption (about 8 pounds at four months old), long fingers on hands, Overbite, As a baby, extensive finger sucking (two fingers), Prominent ears (large)

Adoption Agency Information

Adoption agency through which the child was processed Americans for African Adoptions (USA)

Ethiopian representative of adoption agency Montegbosh

Country to which the child was adopted USA

Receiving country representative Cheryl Shotts

Orphanage/care center #1

Orphanage or care center through which the child was processed Missionaries of Charity

Region of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa Region

Zone of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa zone

City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa

Orphanage/care center #2

Orphanage or care center through which the child was processed Missionaries of Charity

Region of orphanage or care center –UNKNOWN region in Ethiopia

Zone of orphanage or care center -UNKNOWN zone

City/Town of orphanage or care center -UNKNOWN city or town

Information for Abandoned Children

Region where child was found UNKNOWN region in Ethiopia

Zone where child was found UNKNOWN zone

City/town where child was found UNKNOWN city or town

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