Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family of Nehemiya and Hiwot Demeka. The children were born in 2002 and 2003 respectively and adopted in 2006 to the USA through Children’s Home Society and Family Services via Bete Saida Orphange. The Ethiopian family is from Hadiya in the SNNPR. Mother’s name is Tezerash/ Tezerah M. and father’s name is Demeka T.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family
Gender of Child Boy, Girl
Year of child’s birth 2002, 2003
Name of child at the time of adoption Nihemiya Demeka and Hiwot Demeka
Ethiopian birth name of child Nehemiya and Hiwot
Age of child at adoption 4 years, 3 years
Year child was adopted 2006 Year of Adoption
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. From southern region, zone: hadiya, Woreda: Lemo, town: Eneto
Mother’s name: Tezerash M. Father decesed, name: Demeka T. ; siblings still in Ethiopia: Meseret, Tayech, Wonedu, Tsedek, Tamirat ; other relatives: Meaele S., Atalelach W. and Aregaste M. all from: Angacha., Sumuri G/Mariyam and Tasfaye T. from Hossana.
Give data about other children from the same Ethiopian family Hiwot Demeka adopted at age 3 to same family as Nehemiya. Both adopted through Childrens Home Society. Turned in at care center in Hossana by mother. Then came to Addis for adoption.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 4 years, 3 Years
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2006
To the best of your knowledge, child was Relinquished
Region of relinquishment SNNPR
Zone of relinquishment Hadiya Zone
City/town of relinquishment Hosana
Name and relationship of relinquishing adult Relinquished by birth mother: Tezerah M. Received into care by Sister Bizunesh.
Do you believe child(ren) were relinquished willingly? Yes
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed Children’s Home Society and Family Services (USA)
Adoptive Country USA
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Bete Saida
Region of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa Region
Zone of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa zone
City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa