Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian Family of boy Mistre born August 2012 in Yekatet Hospital 12, Addis Ababa. A nurse notified police he had been abandoned. Police placed him in the care of Kebebe Tsehai. Mistre was adopted to the USA through International Adoption Net IAN in 2012.
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Gender of Child Boy
Ethnicity of Child Unknown
Year of child’s birth 2012
Name of child at the time of adoption Mistre / Mestir
Age of child at adoption 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 2012
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. According to records and to conversations with our adoption agency, Mistre was born at Yekatet 12 Hospital, and identified as “abandoned.” He was found by a nurse Emebet, who then called a police investigator. He was placed into the care of the Kebebe Tsehay Orphanage and the Engida Children’s Home Association. The adoption was then conducted by International Adoption Net, and he stayed in their care center there during that time.
Are you searching for another child from the same Ethiopian family? No
Additional information Mistre had a small extra digit or growth on his left hand. He was very small, and considered to be low birthweight.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2012
To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned
Region child(ren) found Addis Ababa Region
City/town child(ren) found Addis Ababa
Police officer involved with the case Yonas
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed International Adoption Net (USA)
List adoption agency workers with titles if known Tewabech Ketsela (caretaker) at the Kebebe Tsehay Orphanage Temporary Children’s Village. From there, he was placed in the care of the Engida Children’s Home Association, and then International Adoption Net. IAN Ethiopian Director: Yared Gebrelassie
Adoptive Country USA
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Kebebe Tsehay
Orphanage or care center workers and their titles, if known The caretaker who accepted Mistre on Aug. 14, 2012 was Tewabech Ketsela.
Region of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa Region
Zone of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa – Addis Ababa Region
City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa