Adoptee Search: Boy Left at Missionaries of Charity in Jimma in 2003

Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family of Mamush born in 2003. He was left at the Missionaries of Charity orphanage in Jimma by his mother, K.A., as an infant. He had a brother, F. N., who would now be about 21 yrs of age. The orphanage stated that K.A. planned to return to Maji. Mamush was adopted in 2004.

Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family

Child’s Information

Gender of Child Boy

Ethnicity of Child Oromo

Year of child’s birth  2003

Name of child at the time of adoption Mamush

Ethiopian birth name of child Mamush

Age of child at adoption 0-12 months

Year child was adopted 2004

Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Baby boy left at missionaries of charity orphanage in Jimma. Correspondence with the orphanage by adoptive parents revealed Ethiopian mother and older brother intended to return to Maji. The child was brought by police to Addis Ababa

Are you searching for another child from the same Ethiopian family? Yes

Give data about other children from the same Ethiopian family A brother, now approximately 21 years old

Relinquishment or Abandonment Information

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

Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2003

To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned

Region child(ren) found Oromia Region

Zone child(ren) found Jimma – Oromia Region

City/town child(ren) found Jimma

Details of child(ren)’s abandonment Child left outside the orphanage after mother (K.A)  and brother (F.N) had stayed at MOC for one month.

Police officer involved with the case Unknown

Adoption Agency Information

Adoption agency through which the child was processed UNKNOWN Adoption Agency

Adoptive Country UNKNOWN receiving country

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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