Adopted girl named Etsegenet was born in 1991 and entered care in Arba Minch / Arba Min’ch in 1996. Parents’ names are known and they were said to have died of malaria. She has two older half-sisters who were also adopted. Etsegenet was adopted to France in 1998 through Les Amis des Enfants du Monde.
Submitted by Adoptee searching for Ethiopian family
Gender of Child Girl
Year of child’s birth 1991
Name of child at the time of adoption Etsegenet
Ethiopian birth name of child Yismashewa
Age of child at adoption 6 years
Year child was adopted 1998
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family Mother was Etagu A. and father was Yismashewa
Are you searching for another child from the same Ethiopian family? Yes
Data about other children from the same Ethiopian family Etsegenet has two half-sisters who were also adopted to France a few years before her.
Additional information Scars on eyelids
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 4 years
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 1996
Region of origin Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNPR)
Zone of origin Gamo Gofa
City/town of origin Arba Minch / Arba Min’ch
Give information about how the child became available for adoption Parents may have died of malaria.
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed IN ETHIOPIA Les Amis des Enfants du Monde (France)
Adoptive Country France
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Toukoul Orphanage
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 The orphanage is no longer operating and has become a university. The files have been transferred to another orphanage in Addis Ababa.
Orphanage/care center #2
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption UNKNOWN orphanage
Region of orphanage or care center UNKNOWN region in Ethiopia