Adoptee Search: Boy from Dire Dawa Born 2010 and Adopted 2011 to the USA through AAI and Sele Enat

Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family of boy, Liban, born in 2010. He was left with a family member, Mujib, in Dire Dawa. Mujib indicated child’s mother was no longer in Ethiopia but grandparents were in area around Dire Dawa. Liban was adopted in 2011 to the USA through Adoption Advocates International via Sele Enat.

Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family

Child’s Information

Age of Child in Photo 9 months

Gender of Child Boy

Year of child’s birth  2010

Name of child at the time of adoption  Liban

Ethiopian birth name of child Liban

Age of child at adoption 0-12 months

Year child was adopted 2011

Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Child was found with family member Mujib in Dire Dawa. Mujib indicated child’s mother was no longer in Ethiopia but grandparents were in area around Dire Dawa.

Relinquishment or Abandonment Information

Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months

Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2010

To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned

Region child(ren) found Dire Dawa Region

Zone child(ren) found Dire Dawa zone

City/town child(ren) found Dire Dawa

Details of child(ren)’s abandonment Child was found with Mujib and his wife, where his birth parent left him.

Adoption Agency Information

Adoption agency through which the child was processed  Adoption Advocates International (WA)

Adoptive Country USA

Orphanage/care center #1

Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Sele Enat

Region of orphanage or care center Dire Dawa Region

Zone of orphanage or care center Dire Dawa zone

City/Town of orphanage or care center Dire Dawa

Orphanage/care center #2

Age of Child in Photo
12 months

Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Layla House

Orphanage or care center workers and their titles, Director Gayle Gorfe

Region of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa Region

Zone of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa zone

City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa

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