Adoptee Search: Girl Born 2001 Amhara Region Adopted 2002 to Italy through Centro Aiuti per l’Etiopia

Adoptee searching for Ethiopian family. Girl born in 2001 and found in Bahir Dar, Amhara Region. She was adopted to Italy in 2002 through Centro Aiuti per l’Etiopia and an unknown orphanage.

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Child’s Information

Gender of Child Girl

Ethnicity of Child Amhara

Year of child’s birth 2001

Name of child at the time of adoption Y

Age of child at adoption 0-12 months

Year child was adopted 2002

Additional information Y was probably found by a police officer in a field/forest in the Amhara Region. She was brought to Bahir Dar and then moved to the Orphanage in Addis Ababa. She has a little scar on the upper part of her right arm.  The name “Maryam/Mariam” is on some of her documents. This may be the name of a caretaker. 

Relinquishment or Abandonment Information

Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months

Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2001

To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned

Region child(ren) found Amhara Region

Zone child(ren) found Bahir Dar – Amhara Region

City/town child(ren) found Bahir Dar

Adoption Agency Information

Adoption agency through which the child was processed Centro Aiuti per l’Etiopia (Italy)

Adoptive Country Italy

Orphanage/care center #1

Orphanage or care center used in the adoption UNKNOWN orphanage

Region of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa Region

Zone of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa – Addis Ababa Region

City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa

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