Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family of male born in 2009, birth name Anteneh. He was relinquished by his mother or grandmother, Tsedale Y., while she lived in Dukem town, Oromia Region. He was adopted to the USA in 2010 through Bethzatha Children’s Home Association and Hope Adoption Agency. Neighbors told the searcher that Tsedale and Meron (birth family members) were from the Tigray region and had returned there.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family
Gender of Child Male
Ethnicity of Child Tigraway
Year of child’s birth 2009
Name of child at the time of adoption Anteneh
Ethiopian family members’ names, if known Tsedale Y, Meron K.
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2009
Age of child at adoption 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 2010
Number of siblings/cousins adopted with the child 0
Number of siblings/cousins adopted to other families 0
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed Hope Adoption Agency
Country to which the child was adopted USA
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center through which the child was processed Bethzatha Children’s Home Association
Region of orphanage or care center UNKNOWN region in Ethiopia
Zone of orphanage or care center UNKNOWN zone
City/Town of orphanage or care center UNKNOWN city or town
Additional information about this orphanage or care center Initially processed through Bethzatha, then transferred to Hope Adoption Agency care center in Addis.
Information for Relinquished Children
Name of person who relinquished child Tsedale Y.
Relationship of person who relinquished child Mother or grandmother
Region where child was relinquished Oromia Region
Zone where child was relinquished UNKNOWN zone
City/town where child was relinquished UNKNOWN city or town
Additional relinquishment information Was living in Dukem town, Kebele 01, Hadid Belay neighborhood, Oromia region
Additional information that could be useful in making a match Neighbors told the searcher that Tsedale and Meron were from the Tigray region, and had gone back by the time we began searching.