Adoptive parent searching for the Ethiopian family of male born in 2011. Esayas was found abandoned at Asela Hospital, Asela Town, Oromia Region. He was taken to Numan Orphanage Center and then House of Hope in Addis Ababa. He was adopted in 2012 to the USA through Children’s Hope International. It is also possible this child was born in Addis Ababa.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent
Gender of Child Boy
Year of child’s birth Born in 2011
Name of child at the time of adoption – include nicknames Esayas Numan
Age of child at adoption – best guess as to real age 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 2012 Year of Adoption
Additional information Esayas had a herniated belly button.
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
Region child(ren) found Oromia Region
Zone child(ren) found Arsi – Oromia Region
City/town child(ren) found Asella
Details of child(ren)’s abandonment The child was found abandoned at Asella Hospital, Asella Town. It is also possible this child was born in Addis Ababa.
Police officer involved with the case Senait Bekele
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed IN ETHIOPIA Children’s Hope International (USA)
List adoption agency workers with titles if known Sharon Turner was the Children’s Hope US representative. In Ethiopia, Mahlet Girma was the director.
Adoptive Country USA
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Numan Orphanage Center
Orphanage or care center workers and their titles, if known Director, Endale Feyisa
Region of orphanage or care center Oromia Region
Zone of orphanage or care center Arsi – Oromia Region
City/Town of orphanage or care center Asella
Additional information about the orphanage Numan Orphanage was run by Endale Feyisa. He told us Esayas was transferred from the hospital to the orphanage.
Orphanage/care center #2
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption House of Hope
Orphanage or care center workers and their titles, if known Mahlet Girma
Region of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa Region
City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa