Adoptive Parent searching for the Ethiopian family of boy, born January 2001. He was found abandoned on January 5, 2011 in Arada Sub City, Addis Ababa as a newborn. He was placed in Kebebe Tsehay then transferred to Gladney Foster Care Center. He was adopted to the USA in 2012 through Gladney Center for Adoption.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent
Gender of Child Boy
Year of child’s birth 2011
Ethiopian birth name of child Lidetu
Age of child at adoption 1 years
Year child was adopted 2012
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. None, Lidetu was found abandoned
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2011
To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned
Zone child(ren) found Addis Ababa – Addis Ababa Region
City/town child(ren) found Addis Ababa
Details of child(ren)’s abandonment Lidetu was found abandoned on January 5, 2011 by Mr.Desalegn A. in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at 7:00 pm. Specifically, he was found in Arada Sub City, Kebele 06 around the area called Tsebel sefer. He was estimated by the police to be one day old.
Police officer involved with the case Commander Siyum S, Deputy Sergeant Getahun B
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed IN ETHIOPIA Gladney Center for Adoption (USA)
Adoptive Country USA
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Kebebe Tsehay
Region of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa Region
City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa
Additional information about the orphanage He was placed in Gladney’s foster care center in Addis Ababa on January 21, 2011.