A boy named Amanuel was born around 2008 in Kembata Tembaro Zone, SNNPR. He lived with his mother until she relinquished him. The name and location of his orphanage are unknown. He was adopted to the USA in approximately 2009 through Children’s Home Society and Family Services.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent
Gender of Child Boy
Year of child’s birth 2008
Ethiopian birth name of child Amanuel Wadido
Age of child at adoption one year
Year child was adopted 2009
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Amanuel was born in Kembata Tembaro Zone, SNNPR, and lived with his mother. There is information about the pregnancy.
Additional information He was a bit malnourished but a healthy, normal baby boy.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 1 year
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2008
To the best of your knowledge, child was Relinquished
Region of relinquishment Addis Ababa Region
Zone of relinquishment Addis Ababa – Addis Ababa Region
Name and relationship of relinquishing adult Mother, unknown name
Do you believe child(ren) were relinquished willingly? Yes
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed IN ETHIOPIA Children’s Home Society and Family Services (USA)
List adoption agency workers with titles if known Jan Simon
Adoptive Country USA
Additional information regarding adoption agency and/or country of adoption Childrens Home & Family Services is now known as Lutheran Family Services.
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption UNKNOWN orphanage
Region of orphanage or care center SNNPR, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People’s Region
Zone of orphanage or care center Kembata Tembaro Zone, SNNPR