Adoptive parent is searching for the Ethiopian family of a female born in 2002 in the Boke area of West Hararghe Zone, Oromia Region. Ajabi was brought to Addis Ababa in 2002 and was adopted in 2004 to Canada through Canadian Advocates for the Adoption of Children via Missionaries of Charity.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent
Gender of Child Girl
Year of child’s birth Born in 2002
Ethiopian birth name of child Ajabi
Age of child at adoption – best guess as to real age 1 year
Year child was adopted 2004 Year of Adoption
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. We do not have information on Ajabi’s birth family, however we do know that she was born in Boke, West Hararghe, Oromia Region.
Additional information Ajabi has a small round whitish scar.
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 Relinquished
Region of relinquishment Oromia Region
Zone of relinquishment West Hararghe – Oromia Region
Additional Information about relinquishment We were told that Ajabi was driven to Addis Ababa and brought to the Missionaries of Charity orphanage in November 2002
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed IN ETHIOPIA Canadian Advocates for the Adoption of Children / CAFAC (Canada)
List adoption agency workers with titles if known Haregewain Berhane was our adoption representative in Addis Ababa.
Adoptive Country Canada
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Missionaries of Charity
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
Additional information about this orphanage or care center Ajabi was only in the orphanage for a very short time and was then moved to a Foster Home that was supported by the adoption agency CAFAC