Adoptee Search: Boy Born 2013 Oromia Region Adopted 2014 to UAE through Bright Vision Orphanage

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.

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Child’s Information

Age of Child in Photo
5 months

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

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

Age of Child in Photo
7 months

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 and Zone of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa Region

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.

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