Female adoptee, Samrawit, who was born in 1997 in Addis Ababa is searching for her Ethiopian family. Samrawit was adopted with her younger sister Medrawit. She is searching for an older sister, Selamawit and 4 brothers still in Ethiopia. The girls were adopted in 2005 to the USA through Adoption Advocates International.
Submitted by Adoptee
Gender of Child Girl / Girl Siblings
Year of child’s birth Samrawit born 1997 and Medrawit was born after.
Name of child at the time of adoption Samrawit and Medrawit
Age of child at adoption Samrawit was 6-8 years old, Medrawit was younger
Year child was adopted 2005 Year of Adoption
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. The girls have an older sister, Selamawit and 4 brothers still in Ethiopia.
Additional information Samrawit has a scar her family would recognize.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 4 years
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2002
To the best of your knowledge, child was Relinquished
Region of relinquishment Addis Ababa Region
City/town of relinquishment Akaki Kaliti, Addis Ababa
Name and relationship of relinquishing adult The girls’ Grandmother brought them to the orphanage.
Do you believe child(ren) were relinquished willingly? Yes
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed Adoption Advocates International (WA, USA)
Adoptive Country USA
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption UNKNOWN orphanage