Adoptee Search: Boy Found in Adama in 2005 Adopted to the USA in 2006 via Adoption Advocates International and Layla House

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

Child’s Information

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

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