Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family of boy born in 2008 Kembata Tembaro, birth name Achiso Tadess. He was relinquished by his mother in Alaba, SNNPS. The adoption agency withheld her name but stated she was 24 yrs old and unmarried. He was adopted in 2008 to the USA through Hope Adoption Agency via Bethzatha Children’s Home Association and Faith Children’s Home.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent
Gender of Child Boy
Year of child’s birth 2008
Name of child at the time of adoption Achiso Tadess
Ethiopian birth name of child Achiso Tadess
Age of child at adoption 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 2008
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, We were told he was from the village of Alaba Kulito, his place of birth is listed as Kembata Tembaro. We believe he was placed into care at the Mussi Children’s home in Hosanna, and was transported to Addis Ababa shortly after that. The adoption agency, Hope Adoption Agency, told us his mother was unmarried and 24 years old at the time of his birth.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2008
To the best of your knowledge, child was Relinquished
Region of relinquishment Nationalities, and Peoples Region, Southern Nations
Zone of relinquishment Nationalities, and Peoples Region, Alaba special woreda – Southern Nations
City/town of relinquishment Alaba (Quliito or Kulito)
Name and relationship of relinquishing adult We were not given that information. We were told it was his mother, but were not told a name.
Do you believe child(ren) were relinquished willingly? Yes
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed Children of African Enterprises (Hope Adoption) (USA)
List adoption agency workers with titles if known Shimeliss Dimetiss
Adoptive Country USA
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Bethzatha Children’s Home Association
Orphanage or care center workers and their titles, if known Bethzatha children’s home/ Mussi and then transported to Addis Ababa.
Region of orphanage or care center Nationalities, and Peoples Region, Southern Nations
Zone of orphanage or care center Nationalities, and Peoples Region, Alaba special woreda – Southern Nations
City/Town of orphanage or care center Hosana
Orphanage/care center #2
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Faith Children’s Home
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