Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family of female born 2003 birth name Beamlak Bereket. She may have been from Nazareth and was relinquished by either her father or uncle named Bereket. She was adopted in 2006 to the USA through Adoption Advocates International via Sele Enat.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family
Gender of Child Female
Ethnicity of Child UNKNOWN
Additional information about child’s ethnicity Ethiopian from Addis Abbaba
Year of child’s birth 2003
Name of child at the time of adoption Beamlak
Ethiopian birth name of child Beamlak Bereket
Age of child at adoption 3 years
Year child was adopted 2006
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Before AAI adoption Agency closed down, a social worker from the agency said that my daughter’s family is from Nazareth. I believe the father or uncle’s name is Bereket.
Additional information My daughter had very bad, rotted teeth when she came from Ethiopia and her hair was cut short because she had an infection in her scalp.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 2 years
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2006
To the best of your knowledge, child was Relinquished
Region of relinquishment Addis Ababa Region
Zone of relinquishment Addis Ababa – Addis Ababa Region
City/town of relinquishment Addis Ababa
Name and relationship of relinquishing adult I think my daughter was relinquished by an uncle named Bereket.
Do you believe child(ren) were relinquished willingly? Yes
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed Adoption Advocates International (WA, USA)
List adoption agency workers with titles if known Gail-social worker, Merrily Rippley-Director of Adoption Advocates International agency
Adoptive Country USA
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Sele Enat
Orphanage or care center workers and their titles, if known Gail, social worker
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