Female adoptee, Dernes or Elizabeth Haileselassie, is searching for her Ethiopian family. She was born in 1970 as one of set of twins, both born with club foot. She is unsure of the name of the orphanage where she was placed but it was somehow connected to or named after Haile Selassie. She was adopted in 1972 to Sweden through Adoptionscentrum.
Submitted by Adoptee
Gender of Child Girl
Year of child’s birth Born in 1970
Name of child at the time of adoptio Elizabeth Haileselassie or Dernes
Age of child at adoption 1 years
Year child was adopted 1972 Year of Adoption
Additional information She was one of a set of twins, both born with ‘club foot’.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 1970
To the best of your knowledge, child was Relinquished
Region of relinquishment Addis Ababa Region
City/town of relinquishment Addis Ababa
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed Adoptionscentrum
Adoptive Country Sweden
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Unknown
Region of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa Region
City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa
Additional information about this orphanage or care center Orphanage/children’s home with connection to/named after Haile Selassie.