Adoptee searching for Ethiopian family. Girl, Kimiya Abdi Youssouf / Kimiya Abdi Nouria, born in 1999 in Djibouti. Kimiya’s mother Nouria was from Harar and her parents were Abdi Y. and Fozia H. Kimiya was adopted in 2000 to France through Association Vivre en famille (AVEF) via La Nativitié.
Submitted by Adoptee
Gender of Child Girl
Year of child’s birth 1999
Name of child at the time of adoption Kimiya Abdi Youssouf / Kimiya Abdi Nouria
Age of child at adoption 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 2000
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Kimiya’s mother was born in Harar and is named Nouria. Nouria’s parents are named Abdi Y. and Fozia H.
Additional information Nouria lived in Djibouti for about 4 years and was there when she gave birth in 1999.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 1999
To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned
Region child(ren) found Unknown
Zone child(ren) found Unknown
City/town child(ren) found Unknown
Details of child(ren)’s abandonment Kimiya was born in Balbala district of Djibouti city, relinquished when 4 days old.
Police officer involved with the case Ali Ahmed Orbisso
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed IN ETHIOPIA Association Vivre en famille (AVEF)
Adoptive Country France
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Kimiya spent a few months at an orphanage named La Nativitié in Djibouti city.
Region of orphanage or care center Unknown
Zone of orphanage or care center Unknown