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
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