Girl from Addis Ababa Born and Adopted in 1992 to the Netherlands through Stichting Afrika (Netherlands)

Female born in 1992  and found near bus 22 end station on Asmara Road in Addis Ababa when only a few days old. She was cared for at the Black Lion Hospital and then adopted in 1992 to the Netherlands through Stichting Afrika (Netherlands).

Submitted by Adopted Person/Adoptee searching for Ethiopian family

Child’s Information

Age of Child in Photo 5 months
Age of Child in Photo 5 months

Gender of Child female

Ethnicity of Child UNKNOWN

Additional information about child’s ethnicity according to Ethiopians whom I have met, I could have Wolayta ethnicity

Year of child’s birth 1992

Name of child at the time of adoption Sara

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

Year child entered a care center or orphanage 1992

Age of child at adoption – best guess as to real age 0-12 months

Year child was adopted 1992

Number of siblings/cousins adopted with the child 0

Number of siblings/cousins adopted to other families 0

Additional information about the child relatively large birthmark on right shoulder. Scar on right foot

Adoption Agency Information

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

Ethiopian representative of adoption agency Alemu

Other adoption agency workers Getachew, Wogayehu

Country to which the child was adopted Netherlands

Orphanage/care center #1

Orphanage or care center through which the child was processed UNKNOWN orphanage

Orphanage or care center representative Hannah Berhanu, Black Lion Hospital, social worker

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

Additional information about this orphanage or care center I was brought to the Black Lion Hospital after I was found

Orphanage/care center #2

Orphanage or care center through which the child was processed Stichting Afrika Care Center

Orphanage or care center representative Wogayehu

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

Additional information about this orphanage or care center This was a private care center, for stichting Afrika in the Netherlands

Information for Abandoned Children

saar-2
Photo of the location where I was found

Name of person who found the child unknown

Relationship or title of person who found the child unknown

Region where child was found Addis Ababa Region

Zone where child was found Addis Ababa – Addis Ababa Region

City/town where child was found Addis Ababa

Police Officer involved with the case Reday (Z)ananya, police chief officer

Additional information that could be useful in making a match I was found at the border of a small stream near bus 22 end station on Asmara Road, and brought to the Bole police station. From here I was brought to the Black Lion Hospital. According to the nurse who took care of me, I was only a few days old.

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