Adoptee Search: Male Born 2008 Found in Addis as a Newborn Adopted 2008 to Australia through International Family Law Branch and Edget Orphanage


Adoptive parent searching for Ethiopian family of male born in 2008 in Addis Ababa. Aregawi, as he is known, was found 21/02/2008 at Yeka Sub City, Kebele 16/17, in the area formerly called Woreda 16, Kebele 22 at the vicinity commonly called Kidanemihret Church Shelter. He was found with his umbilical cord still attached. He … Continue reading Adoptee Search: Male Born 2008 Found in Addis as a Newborn Adopted 2008 to Australia through International Family Law Branch and Edget Orphanage

Girl Adopted to Australia in 1997 through Missionaries of Charity Addis Ababa and Koala House


Female baby born in 1995  and adopted to Australia in 1997  through Missionaries of Charity Addis Ababa and Koala House. The story given the adoptive family is that her Ethiopian family is deceased, but the accuracy of this information is questionable. Her Ethiopian name may have been Sophia. Submitted by Adopted Person/Adoptee searching for Ethiopian family Child’s … Continue reading Girl Adopted to Australia in 1997 through Missionaries of Charity Addis Ababa and Koala House

Girl Born 2001 Adopted in 2001 to Australia with Older Sister – Birth Family from Wolayta Zone SNNPR


Female born in 2001, birth name Denkenesh Desaglen, was adopted along with older sister, Etalemahu, to Australia in 2001 through the International Family Law Branch and Koala Center. Birth parents named Desaglen D. and Aster / Asefa T were from Wolayta Zone, SNNPR. Submitted by Adoptive parent searching for child’s Ethiopian family Child’s Information Gender … Continue reading Girl Born 2001 Adopted in 2001 to Australia with Older Sister – Birth Family from Wolayta Zone SNNPR

Girl Born 2008 from Bahir Dar, Amhara Region Adopted in 2009 to Australia through the Koala Center and Grace Centre for Families and Children


Female born in 2008 in Bahir Dar, Amhara Region. Her Ethiopian name is Hiwot and the Ethiopian mother’s name is Banchamlak A. (photo available). She was adopted to Australia in 2009 through Koala Center and Grace Centre for Families and Children. Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for child’s Ethiopian Family Child’s Information Gender of Child … Continue reading Girl Born 2008 from Bahir Dar, Amhara Region Adopted in 2009 to Australia through the Koala Center and Grace Centre for Families and Children

Girl found in Addis Ababa at 2 yrs old in 2005 Adopted to Australia through Atetegeb Worku Memorial Orphans Support Association


Female left at Lideta KK Police Station in Addis Ababa at 2 yrs old in 2005. She was adopted to Australia in 2008 through International Family Law Branch (Australia), Attorney-General’s Department and Atetegeb Worku Memorial Orphans Support Association. Submitted by Adoptive parent searching for child’s Ethiopian family Child’s Information Gender of Child female Ethnicity of … Continue reading Girl found in Addis Ababa at 2 yrs old in 2005 Adopted to Australia through Atetegeb Worku Memorial Orphans Support Association

Boy Abandoned at Godanaw in 2003 adopted to Australia


Male left at Godanaw Rehabilitation Center in Kirkos in 2003, adopted to Australia through Koala House and Kidane Mehret in 2003 Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for child’s Ethiopian family Child’s Information Gender of Child male Ethnicity of Child UNKNOWN, possibly Tigray based on name of mother (if this is correct) Additional information about child’s ethnicity Possibly from Tigray based on … Continue reading Boy Abandoned at Godanaw in 2003 adopted to Australia

Boy born in 2009 adopted to Australia in 2010 though Kunkeet and Koala Center


Male Oromo child from Burayu born in 2009, adopted to Australia in 2010 via Kunkeet Children’s Centre, Koala House and Koala Center. He was given to the police station – Burayu Town Admin Police Office Woreda 1 Security Enforcement – by a lady named Fetiya. It is not known if she is related to the child. Submitted … Continue reading Boy born in 2009 adopted to Australia in 2010 though Kunkeet and Koala Center