Male adoptee, Zekarias Tariku, born between 1994-1996 is searching for his Ethiopian family. Zekarias Tariku remembers being sent on a bus to a city to a woman’s house which he ran off from. His next memory is of soldiers taking him in and placed him in an orphanage. He was adopted in 2000 to the USA through unknown agency and orphanage. Zekarias had issues with his eyes being crossed.
Submitted by Adoptee
Gender of Child Boy
Year of child’s birth – give your best guess if you are unsure Born between 1994-1996
Name of child at the time of adoption – include nicknames Zekarias Tariku
Ethiopian birth name of child Tariku
Age of child at adoption – best guess as to real age 4-6 years
Year child was adopted 2000 Year of Adoption
Additional information The child had issues with his eyes being crossed.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 4- 5 years
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2000
Region of origin Unknown
City/town of origin Unknown
Give information about how the child became available for adoption Zekarias Tariku remembers being sent on a bus to a city to a woman’s house which he ran off from. His next memory is of soldiers taking him in and placed him in an orphanage.
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed Unknown
List adoption agency workers with titles if known The lady who took us to the USA was an Asian woman.
Adoptive Country USA
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Unknown
Region of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa Region
City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa