Adoptee Search: Boy Born in Shinshicho Adopted to the USA in 2009 using CHSFS and Mussie

Adoptive family searching on behalf of their adopted male child name Sami Kelay who was born in 2008 and adopted to the USA in 2009. The adoption agency was Children’s Home Society and Family Services and the orphanage was Mussie Children’s Home Association in Hossana. Sami was born in Shinshicho, KT.

Submitted by Adoptive Parent Searching for Child’s Ethiopian Family

Child’s Information

Gender of Child Boy

Samuel at 9.5 months

Ethnicity of Child Kembata Tembaro Region

Year of child’s birth 2008

Ethiopian birth name of child Samuel “Sami” Kelay

Age of child at adoption 0-12 months

Year child was adopted 2009 

Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known Birth Mother Bekalesh gave birth in her sister’s restaurant that she was working at in Shinshicho, Ethiopia in the Kembata Tembaro Region. She had Samuel with her for 4 months before placing him for adoption. The birth father was a man she knew while working at a hotel. Kelay was the maternal grandfather’s name.

Additional information Samuel has thicker eyebrows, a freckle on the middle of his forehead and on bottom of his foot.

Relinquishment or Abandonment Information

Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months

Samuel at 10 months

Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2009

To the best of your knowledge, child was Relinquished

Region of relinquishment SNNPR

Zone of relinquishment Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region, Kembata Tembaro SNNPR

City/town of relinquishment Hosana Hossana Hosaena

Name and relationship of relinquishing adult Mother named Bekalesh

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)

Adoptive Country USA

Orphanage/care center #1

Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Mussie Children’s Home Association

Region of orphanage or care center SNNPR

City/Town of orphanage or care center Hosana


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