Adoptee Search: Boy from Jimma Born 2007 and adopted 2008 to Belgium through Ray of Hope via Missionaries of Charity

Adoptive parent searching for Ethiopian family of boy, Lencho, born 2007 at University Hospital, Jimma. His mother left him behind there. Lencho was adopted in 2008 to Belgium through Ray of Hope via Missionaries of Charity.

Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family

Child’s Information

Gender of Child Boy

Lencho at 11 months

Ethnicity of Child Unknown

Year of child’s birth 2007

Name of child at the time of adoption  Lencho

Ethiopian birth name of child Lencho

Age of child at adoption 0-12 months

Year child was adopted 2008

Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Born in University Hospital of Jimma on Ethiopian birthdate of 01/08/1999 and European birthdate of 09/04/2007. He was left behind by his mother in the hospital. He stayed for several months in the MOC of Jimma and than he was brought to the MOC of Addis Ababa.

Are you searching for another child from the same Ethiopian family? No

Relinquishment or Abandonment Information

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

Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2007 – 2008

To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned

Region child found Oromia Region

Zone child found Jimma – Oromia Region

City/town child found Jimma

Adoption Agency Information

Adoption agency through which the child was processed Ray of Hope (Belgium)

List adoption agency workers with titles if known Representative for Ray of Hope in Belgium was Erica van Beek, Representative for Ray of hope in Ethiopia was Bruk Beyene Ayano

Adoptive Country Belgium

Orphanage/care center #1

Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Missionaries of Charity

Region of orphanage or care center Oromia Region

Zone of orphanage or care center Jimma – Oromia Region

City/Town of orphanage or care center Jimma

Orphanage/care center #2

Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Missionaries of Charity

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

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