Adoptee Search: Boy born 1987 found near Sidist Kilo and Adopted to the Netherlands in 1989 through Stichting Afrika via Kebebe Tsehay

Adopted Person searching for Ethiopian Family of boy named Elias Adane. He was born in 1987 and found near Janmeda police station in Sidist Kilo. He was adopted to the Netherlands in 1989 at age 2 or 3 through Stichting Afrika via Kebebe Tsehay. He has a scar on one side of his body.

Submitted by Adopted Person

Child’s Information

Elias aged 2 or 3

Gender of Child Boy

Ethnicity of Child Unknown

Year of child’s birth 1987

Name of child at the time of adoption Elias Adane Kifle / Elias Birla

Ethiopian birth name of child Elias Adane

Age of child at adoption 3 years

Year child was adopted 1989

Additional information Adoption file says: Child was found around Sidist Kilo near the Police station of Janmeda. After that brought to Yekatit Hospital and went to Kebebe Tsehay orphanage before adoption. (Only the presence at Kebebe Tsehay is confirmed, through documented files.) There have been 2 requests (with some years in between) for more information about this case on the radio. Which led to no positive response. Scar: remarkable scar on one side of the body.

Relinquishment or Abandonment Information

Age when child entered care center or orphanage 1 year

Year child entered a care center or orphanage 1988

To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned

Region child found Addis Ababa Region

Zone child found Addis Ababa – Addis Ababa Region

City/town child found Addis Ababa

Details of child’s abandonment Adoption file says: child is was found at Sidist Kilo area around Janmeda police station. Police officer found the child and brought it to Yekatit Hospital. (At the police station and the hospital there is no evidence to confirm this story)

Adoption Agency Information

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

List adoption agency workers with titles if known Weyzaro Mitknesh; Ato Alemu Tadesse
Kamphuis (the Netherlands)

Adoptive Country Netherlands

Orphanage/care center #1

Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Kebebe Tsehay

Orphanage or care center workers and their titles, if known Names are not known.
The present workers at that time don’t seem to work there anymore.

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

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