Adoptee searching for Ethiopian family. Girl born 2002 and found in the Merkato area, in Addis. Adopted in 2002 as an infant through Missionaries of Charity Orphanage.
Submitted by Adoptee searching for Ethiopian family
Gender of Child Girl
Ethnicity of Child UNKNOWN
Additional information about child’s ethnicity 50% middle eastern
Year of child’s birth 2002
Name of child at the time of adoption name given by orphanage: Amete Maryam
Age of child at adoption 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 2002
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. According to police report, found at Fasil pharmacy (no longer there), Merkato area, in Addis.
Additional information Mole on the upper right lip. Tea stain birthmark on the left side of stomach. I have a slight physical disability (Hereditary motor sensory neuropathy ). Its apparent in my feet which effects my balance a bit (not that noticeable). I’m short in height.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2002
To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned
Region child(ren) found Addis Abba region in Ethiopia
Zone child(ren) found Addis Abba zone
City/town child(ren) found Addis Abba city or town
Details of child(ren)’s abandonment Found around Fasil pharmacy (not there anymore) near the Merkato in Addis.
Police officer involved with the case Policeman named Andres, claims to have signed the dates on police report. Stamped by head of police, Girma Kassa.
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed IN ETHIOPIA UNKNOWN Adoption Agency
List adoption agency workers with titles if known Mantegebosh Asmare – adoption agent
Adoptive Country OTHER receiving country
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Missionaries of Charity
Orphanage or care center workers and their titles, At the time of adoption the head nun was Sr. Mariska
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