Adoptee, Elias Adane, is searching for his Ethiopian Family. Elias was born in 1987 and was found in 1988 near the Janmeda police station in Sidist Kilo, Addis Ababa. He was adopted to the Netherlands in 1989 at the age of 2 or 3 through Stichting Afrika via Kebebe Tsehay. He has a scar on one side of his body.
Submitted by Adopted Person
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 According to the adoption file, Elias was found near the Janmeda Police station in the Sidist Kilo area of Addis Ababa. He was brought to Yekatit Hospital and then to the Kebebe Tsehay orphanage. There have been two attempts to obtain more information without success. Elias has a remarkable scar on one side of his 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 A Police officer found him and brought him to Yekatit Hospital.
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