Adoptee Search: “Yohannes Adama,” name given by orphanage, was found abandoned in Adama in 2005. He was taken to the Adoption Advocates International children’s home, Layla House, and adopted to the USA in 2006.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent
Gender of Child Boy
Year of child’s birth – give your best guess if you are unsure 2005
Name of child at the time of adoption – include nicknames Yohannes Adama given by orphanage
Age of child at adoption – best guess as to real age 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 2006
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. He was found in Nazareth / Adama. From there he was taken to Addis Ababa children’s home Adoption Advocates International.
Additional information He had a tuberculosis vaccination scar on his arm.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2005
To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned
Region child(ren) found Addis Ababa Region
City/town child(ren) found Nazareth / Nazret / Adama
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed IN ETHIOPIA Adoption Advocates International (WA, USA)
Adoptive Country USA
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Layla House
Region of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa Region
City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa
Orphanage/care center #2
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Unknown / none