Boy from Bonga, Keffa born in 2002 adopted to Australia

Male from Bonga, Keffa, born in 2002 adopted to Australia in in 2003 via Koala House. He was found on road out from Bonga on (European calendar) 10th April 2003 at around 9 am.

Submitted by Adoptive parent searching for Ethiopian family

Child’s Information

Age of Child in Photo: 6-7 months
Age of Child in Photo: 6-7 months

Gender of Child: male

Ethnicity of Child: OTHER

Additional information about child’s ethnicity: Keffa, Bonga

Year of child’s birth: 2002

Ethiopian birth Name of Child: town carer called him Joli

Name of child at the time of adoption: Johnny

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: Cared for in Bonga by Tariqua, the town carer, in April 2003 (European calendar), then transferred to Addis

Adoption Agency Information

Adoption agency through which the child was processed: Australia 

Additional adoption agency information: Koala house

Ethiopian representative of adoption agency: Lakew

Country to which the child was adopted: Australia

Orphanage/care center #1

Orphanage or care center through which the child was processed: Koala Center

Orphanage or care center representative: Lakew

Region of orphanage or care center: Addis Ababa Region

Zone of orphanage or care center: Addis Ababa – Addis Ababa Region

City/Town of orphanage or care center: Addis Ababa

Information for Abandoned Children

The place the was found (from what we are told). We think it was market day but are not sure.He was about 6 months old.
The place the was found (from what we are told). We think it was market day but are not sure.He was about 6 months old.

Name of person who found the child: 2 children (names known but don’t wish to post publicly for their privacy)

Region where child was found: SNNPR Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region

Zone where child was found:  Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region – Keffa 

City/town where child was found: Bonga

Police Officer involved with the case: unknown

Others who assisted the child: There were several ladies from the area, relatives of the children who found him – I have names but won’t post publicly

Additional information that could be useful in making a match: Found on road out from Bonga on (European calendar) 10th April 2003 at around 9 am.

We are told he was found by 2 young girls/children. Then after the police came to record it, he was taken to a lady whose name started with ‘Z’ before going to the town carer, Tariqua.

His records say he was taken by the Militia to the Bonga hospital when he was found. Then he went to the clinic/hospital again the 18th and 19th April.

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