Adoptee searching for Ethiopian family. Girl, birth name Tazebiw Amsalu, born in 2000 in Amhara Region. Tazebiw’s parents including mother, Abebayitu A., are deceased according to her records but she had a sister, Sile E. A., who was 17 or so years older and remained in Ethiopia. Tazebiw was relinquished by her uncle and adopted in 2003 to France through Les Enfants Reine de la Misericorde and an unknown orphanage.
Submitted by Adoptee
Gender of Child Girl
Year of child’s birth 2000
Ethiopian birth name of child Tazebiw Amsalu
Age of child at adoption 3 years
Year child was adopted 2003
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. My mother and father are deceased according to my records. My mother’s name was Abebayitu A. I have a sister who is 17 years older than me: Sile E. A. When our parents died, she is said to have become a housekeeper in Bahir Dar. I was placed for adoption by my uncle (no first name) due to financial difficulties.
Ma mère et mon père sont selon mon dossier décédé. Ma mère s’appelle Abebayitu A. J’aurais une sœur qui a 17 ans de plus que moi: Sile E. A. Lorsque nos parents sont morts, elle serait devenue femme de ménage chez des gens à Bahir Dar. Moi j’aurais été confié mon oncle (pas de prénom) qui trop pauvre m’aurait confié lui même à l’adoption.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 3 years
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2003
Region of origin Amhara Region
Zone of origin Agew Awi – Amhara Region
City/town of origin Bahir Dar
Give information about how the child became available for adoption It was my uncle who relinquished me to the local labor and social affairs office. The office found that indeed there is no one in my family who could take care of me and so I was placed for adoption.
C’est mon oncle (trop pauvre pour s’occuper de moi) qui aurait fait par de la situation au bureau local du travail et des affaires sociales. Le bureau constate que effectivement il n’y a plus personne de ma famille qui peut s’occuper de moi et me donne à l’adoption.
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed Les Enfants Reine de la Misericorde (France)
List adoption agency workers with titles if known Monsieur Bayon founder
Adoptive Country France
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption UNKNOWN orphanage
Region of orphanage or care center Amhara Region
Zone of orphanage or care center Agew Awi – Amhara Region
City/Town of orphanage or care center Bahir Dar