Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family of boy, Roba, born in 2013 possibly in Gudar, Oromia Region. Roba was adopted in 2014 to United Arab Emirates through a private adoption using lawyer Anchalew Bure and Bright Vision Orphanage in Addis Ababa.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent
Gender of Child Boy
Year of child’s birth 2013
Ethiopian birth name of child Roba
Age of child at adoption 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 2014
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. His birth certificate states that he was born in Gudar.
Additional information Roba was in Burayu Orphanage from around October 2013 to April 2014. He has one small freckle on the inside of his hand.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2013
Region of origin Addis Ababa Region
Zone of origin Addis Ababa zone
City/town of origin Addis Ababa city or town
Give information about how the child became available for adoption We are unsure of his history. We have no details. He may have been relinquished in Oromia Region.
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed None: Private adoption
Adoptive Country United Arab Emirates/ UAE
Additional information regarding adoption agency and/or country of adoption It was a private adoption using the lawyer Anchalew Bure.
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Bright Vision Orphanage
Orphanage or care center workers and their titles, if known Alawiya Mohammad was the orphanage owner.
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
Additional information about this orphanage or care center It was a small orphanage with a maximum of 12 children. Lalise was the nanny looking after Roba in BrightVision (this orphanage is now Brightvision Shamida). We were told that Roba was first in Ambo in a small orphanage but we are unsure of this information and require clarity on this.