Adoptee Search: Girl Born 2002 Found in Merkato area of Addis Ababa Adopted through Missionaries of Charity

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

Child’s Information

Age of Child in Photo
3-4 months

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

Age of Child in Photo
3-4 months

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

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