Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian Family of boy named Zelalem from SNNPR born 2005 and relinquished by his mother in Hosana in 2007. He was adopted to the USA in 2007 through Children’s Home Society and Family Services (USA).
Submitted by Adoptive Parent
Gender of Child Boy
Additional information about child’s ethnicity Tembaro
Year of child’s birth 2005
Ethiopian birth name of child Zelalem Desalegn L.
Age of child at adoption 2 years
Year child was adopted 2007
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Family from Mudulla in Kembata Tembaro Zone in SNNPR. Mother Werknesh S; Father Desalegn L.; Uncles Tagasse L, Abera L, Aberash L; Grandfather Limore H; Grandmother Anite W; Uncle Abera S; Aunts Addise S, Terefech S.
Are you searching for another child from the same Ethiopian family? No
Additional information He had a round circular scar on his shin, several scars on his arms, elbows and legs.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 1 year
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2007
To the best of your knowledge, child was Relinquished
Region of relinquishment Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region
Zone of relinquishment Hadiya – SNNPR
City/town of relinquishment Hosana
Name and relationship of relinquishing adult Mother, Werknesh S. or Workinesh
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)
List adoption agency workers with titles if known Sr. Bizunesh welcomed Zelalem to the children’s home in Addis Ababa
Adoptive Country USA
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Child Care Center
Orphanage or care center workers and their titles, if known Sr. Bizunesh
City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa