Girl Born in 1999 Taken to Kebebe Tsehay and Adopted to Netherlands in 2000 through Stichting Afrika

Female infant was left at Kebebe Tsehay in Addis Ababa in 1999. She was moved to the FA Home from Foundation Afrika and was adopted in 2000 to the Netherlands through Stichting Afrika. Her Ethiopian name at adoption was Tigist or Tegest but it is not known who named her.

Submitted by Adopted Person / Adoptee searching for Ethiopian family

Child’s Information

Age of Child in Photo 3 months
Age of Child in Photo 3 months

Gender of Child female

Ethnicity of Child UNKNOWN

Year of child’s birth 1999

Name of child at the time of adoption It is not known if the childs was named by the orphanage or her parents, but she was adopted as Tigist or Tegest

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

Year child entered a care center or orphanage 1999

Age of child at adoption 0-12 months

Year child was adopted 2000 

Number of siblings/cousins adopted with the child 0

Number of siblings/cousins adopted to other families 0

Additional information about the child Adoptive parents were told child was dropped off at Kebebe Tsehai Orphanage.

Adoption Agency Information

Adoption agency through which the child was processed Stichting Afrika (Netherlands)

Country to which the child was adopted Netherlands

Orphanage/care center #1

Orphanage or care center through which the child was processed Kebebe Tsehay / Kebebe Tsehai

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

Orphanage/care center #2

Age of Child in Photo 6 months
Age of Child in Photo 6 months

Orphanage or care center through which the child was processed UNKNOWN

Region of orphanage or care center UNKNOWN 

Zone of orphanage or care center UNKNOWN

City/Town of orphanage or care center UNKNOWN

Additional information about this orphanage or care center FA Home from Foundation Afrika – Stichting Afrika

Information for Abandoned Children

Region where child was found Kebebe Tsehay in Addis Ababa

Zone where child was found UNKNOWN 

City/town where child was found UNKNOWN 

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