Male adoptee, born around 1993, is searching for his Ethiopian family. On January 28th, 1996, an unidentified man came with the approximately 3 year old child to stay at the Guinflé Hotel in Addis Ababa. He locked the child in room 3 and disappeared, abandoning him. The child was placed in Toukoul Orphanage and was adopted to France in 1997 through Les Amis Enfants du Monde. He has a mole on his left leg.
Submitted by Adoptee
Gender of Child Boy
Year of child’s birth – give your best guess if you are unsure Born in 1993
Name of child at the time of adoption Daniel Haile
Age of child at adoption – best guess as to real age 4 years
Year child was adopted 1997 Year of Adoption
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. None known.
Additional information Daniel has a mole on his left leg.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 3 years
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 1996
To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned
Region of relinquishment Addis Ababa Region
City/town of relinquishment Addis Ababa
Additional information about the abandonment An unidentified man came with Daniel to stay at the Guinflé Hotel in woreda13 kebele 02, district of Addis Ababa on January 28 around 11 p.m. He locked the child in room 3 and disappeared, abandoning him. The hotel owner reported the case to the Woreda 13 police who, despite their investigation, were unable to find and identify the person. On February 8, 1996, the police entrusted the child to Sister Marie Joseph of Kidane Mehrete, who in turn entrusted him to Toukoul Orphanage.
Police officer involved with the case The case is entrusted to the WEREDA POLICE 13
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed IN ETHIOPIA Les Amis Enfants du Monde (AEM)
Adoptive Country France
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Toukoul Orphanage
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