Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family for male, birth name Ermias/ Ermyas, born in 2004 in Addis Ababa. He was relinquished for adoption by his grandmother, Aytu Goshu, as an infant in 2004 and adopted to Spain the same year via Atetegeb Worku Memorial Orphans Support Association.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family
Gender of Child Boy
Year of child’s birth 2004
Name of child at the time of adoption ERMIAS (or ERMYAS)
Ethiopian birth name of child ERMIAS
Age of child at adoption 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 2004
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. We know nothing about his parents or whether he has any brothers and sisters. All we know is that he lived with his grandmother, called Aytu Goshu, in Addis Ababa, and because of poverty and illness she requested assistance to de Nefas Silk Lafto Sub City. Kebele 06/07/08 Administrative Office. Then he was taken to the Atetegeb Worku Memorial Orphanage and there we adopted him.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2004
To the best of your knowledge, child was Relinquished
Region of relinquishment Addis Ababa Region
Zone of relinquishment Addis Ababa – Addis Ababa Region
City/town of relinquishment Addis Ababa
Name and relationship of relinquishing adult The relinquishing adult was his grandmother called Aytu Goshu.
Do you believe child(ren) were relinquished willingly? Yes
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed IN ETHIOPIA None
List adoption agency workers with titles if known Ethiopian representative: Solomon Eshetu.
Adoptive Country Spain
Additional information regarding adoption agency and/or country of adoption We didn’t have an adoption agency, only a representative in Addis Ababa.
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Atetegeb Worku Memorial Orphans Support Association
Orphanage or care center workers and their titles, if known Director of the Orphanage at that time was Haregeweyne Tefera.
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