Adoptive Parent searching for the Ethiopian family of male born 1996. He was found at about one month of age outside the compound of the Ambassade Mozambique, at the back of Bisrate Gabriel church in Addis Ababa at 7.30 pm on 10-03-1989 (Ethiopian calendar) or 22-11-1996 (European calendar). He was adopted the same year to the Netherlands through Wereldkinderen/NICWO via Kechene Children’s Home.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family
Gender of Child Boy
Year of child’s birth 1996
Name of child at the time of adoption Kidane, name given by the ophanage Kechene, at the day Kidane Mehret.
Age of child at adoption 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 1996
Additional information A very small baby (neonate), some black hair, very little round head
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 1996
To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned
Region child(ren) found Addis Ababa Region
Zone child(ren) found Addis Ababa – Addis Ababa Region
City/town child(ren) found Addis Ababa
Details of child(ren)’s abandonment Found at the Ambassade Mozambique, outside the compound, at 7.30 pm on 10-03-1989 (Ethiopian calendar). At 22-11-1996 (European calendar) At the back of Bisrate Gabriel church. Woreda 23, Kebele 13. The baby was about one month. He was found covered. They brought him to Black Lion hospital.
Police officer involved with the case Policeman Muluhun was taking care of him. Yosef A. has signed the papers to CYAO. Tsefaye W. is also mentioned in papers.
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed Wereldkinderen/NICWO (Netherlands)
List adoption agency workers with titles if known W/O Zem Zem K., W/O Dinkalem B. Tsegie G/ Selassie; Nannies Emebet and Asnakech ( at Tsegie fosterhome), Cootje A., Liesbethe Graatsma
Adoptive Country Netherlands
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Kechene Children’s Home
Orphanage or care center workers and their titles, if known Director Terefu, Nannie Askale R.
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
Additional information that could be useful to the case Welay F. is the new director of Kechene