Adoptee Search: Girl from Dire Dawa Born and Adopted in 2007 to the USA through Toukoul Orphanage, Dove Adoptions International and SOS Infants Ethiopia


Adoptive family searching for the Ethiopian family of a female born in 2007. She was found by Kelemoa A. in Dire Dawa as a young infant and placed in Toukoul Orphanage.  She was adopted to 2007 to the USA through Dove Adoptions International and SOS Infants Ethiopia. Submitted by Adoptive Parent Child’s Information Gender of Child female … Continue reading Adoptee Search: Girl from Dire Dawa Born and Adopted in 2007 to the USA through Toukoul Orphanage, Dove Adoptions International and SOS Infants Ethiopia

Adoptee Search: Boy Born 2012 Found in Dire Dawa Adopted 2013 to the USA through Abenezer orphanage and Children’s House International


Adoptive parent searching for child’s Ethiopian family. Male, estimated birth date July 2012, found in Dire Dawa as an infant by a woman named Saeda Batir. He was adopted to the USA in 2013 through Abenezer orphanage and Children’s House International. Submitted by Adoptive Parent Child’s Information Gender of Child male Year of child’s birth … Continue reading Adoptee Search: Boy Born 2012 Found in Dire Dawa Adopted 2013 to the USA through Abenezer orphanage and Children’s House International

Girl Born 2009 in Dire Dawa Adopted to the USA in 2012 Through Adoption Advocates International and Sele Enat


Female born 2009 in Dire Dawa. Birth name Mekdes Addisu. Ethiopian parents Desta and Addisu. Adopted in 2012 to the USA through Adoption Advocates International/ AAI  and Sele Enat. Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family Child’s Information Gender of Child female Additional information about child’s ethnicity From Dire Dawa Year of child’s birth … Continue reading Girl Born 2009 in Dire Dawa Adopted to the USA in 2012 Through Adoption Advocates International and Sele Enat

Boy Born April 2013 in Dire Dawa Adopted to the USA 2014 through Abenezer and Children’s House International


Male born in the Dil Chora Hospital, Dire Dawa, on or around 4/11/13. His mother provided false information and vanished after the birth. He was placed in the Abenezer Orphanage in Dire Dawa then transferred to Addis Ababa and the Thomas Center. He was adopted to the USA in 2014 through Children’s House International. Submitted … Continue reading Boy Born April 2013 in Dire Dawa Adopted to the USA 2014 through Abenezer and Children’s House International

Boy Born 2014 from Dire Dawa Adopted 2015 to the USA via Engida Hitsinat Merja Mahiber and Adoption Associates


Male born in 2014. He was found abandoned the same year in Dire Dawa town by a policeman named Bayush Girma. He was adopted to the USA in June 2015 through Adoption Associates (MI, USA) via Engida Hitsinat Merja Mahiber. Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for Child’s Ethiopian Family Child’s Information Gender of Child male … Continue reading Boy Born 2014 from Dire Dawa Adopted 2015 to the USA via Engida Hitsinat Merja Mahiber and Adoption Associates

Boy from Dire Dawa Born 1996, Adopted 2010 to the USA through AAI and Sele Enat


Male born in 1996 in Dire Dawa and relinquished by older sister, Elsa, around 2004 at the age of 8. He was adopted to the USA in 2010 at 14 years old through Adoption Advocates International (WA) and Sele Enat and Layla House. Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for child’s Ethiopian family Child’s Information Gender … Continue reading Boy from Dire Dawa Born 1996, Adopted 2010 to the USA through AAI and Sele Enat

Girls Adopted to France in 2000 from Dire Dawa area through Les Enfants Reine de la Miséricorde and Missionaries of Charity


Female adopted in 2000 to France through Les Enfants de reine de miséricorde and Missionaries of Charity – Dire Dawa and Addis Ababa. She was adopted with her older sister. The younger child, Dagim, was 3 years old and her sister Martha was 9 years old. They may be from a town called Mengachedu near Dire Dawa. The children … Continue reading Girls Adopted to France in 2000 from Dire Dawa area through Les Enfants Reine de la Miséricorde and Missionaries of Charity

Boy Adopted to Netherlands in 1999 using Stichting Afrika and Missionaries of Charity – Dire Dawa


Male adopted as a baby to Netherlands in 1999 using Stichting Afrika via Missionaries of Charity – Dire Dawa. His Ethiopian name was Josef Johanes / Josef Johannes. He was left at a police station in Dire Dawa before being taken to Missionaries of Charity – Dire Dawa, then Missionaries of Charity – Addis Ababa. He also spent … Continue reading Boy Adopted to Netherlands in 1999 using Stichting Afrika and Missionaries of Charity – Dire Dawa

Girl born in 2007 adopted to through Adoption Advocates and Forum for Street Children


Female born in 2007, adopted to the USA in 2008 via Forum for Street Children and Layla House using Adoption Advocates International (WA USA). This child was found by Meriam A. Submitted by Adoptive parent searching for Ethiopian family Child’s Information Gender of Child female Ethnicity of Child UNKNOWN Year of child’s birth 2007 Name of child at the time of adoption Edelawit … Continue reading Girl born in 2007 adopted to through Adoption Advocates and Forum for Street Children