Adoptive Parent searching for the Ethiopian family of boy, born in 2009. He was found in Agew Gemjabet and adopted to the USA in 2009 through World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP) via Bête Hitsanet.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent
Gender of Child Boy
Year of child’s birth 2009
Name of child at the time of adoption Gebre Miriam
Age of child at adoption 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 2009
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Boy born in April 2009, found shortly afterward inside the wall at St. Mary’s Church yard in Agew Gemjabet. Brought days later to Bete Hitsanet Orphanage in Bahir Dar.
Additional information Child was small, approx 6 pounds, when he arrived at Bete Hitsanet.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2009
To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned
Region child(ren) found Amhara Region
Zone child(ren) found Agew Awi Zone
City/town child(ren) found Agew Gemjabet
Details of child(ren)’s abandonment Boy found inside the church yard wall at St. Mary’s Church in Agew Gemjabet by nun.
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed IN ETHIOPIA World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP) (USA)
List adoption agency workers with titles if known Ato Teklu at Bete Hitsanet Orphanage in Bahir Dar and WACAP House in Addis Ababa.
Adoptive Country USA
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Bête Hitsanet
Region of orphanage or care center Amhara Region
Zone of orphanage or care center Bahir Dar – Amhara Region
City/Town of orphanage or care center Bahir Dar