Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian Family of girl Rekik born in 2004 in Godanaw, Addis Ababa. Her mother was very young. Rekik was adopted to Australia in 2005 through Koala Center.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent
Gender of Child Girl
Ethnicity of Child Unknown
Additional information about child’s ethnicity Child was from Addis Ababa
Year of child’s birth 2004
Ethiopian birth name of child Rekik Godanaw
Age of child at adoption 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 2005
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Rekik was born at Godanaw. Her mother was described as very young. Rekik was in Koala House Foster home from the age of 3 weeks and registered as Rekik Godanaw. She was in the care of Koala House until 8 months old and was adopted by Australian parents.
Additional information Rekik was strikingly beautiful with big round eyes
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2004
To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned
Region child(ren) found Addis Ababa Region
Zone child(ren) found Addis Ababa – Addis Ababa Region
City/town child(ren) found Addis Ababa
Details of child’s abandonment Rekik was born at the Godanaw Centre for Abused street women. Her mother was involved in the GRIP program. She left Rekik at Godanaw when she was 3 weeks old.
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed Unknown Adoption Agency
List adoption agency workers with titles if known Misrak and Lakew of Koala House foster home.
Adoptive Country Australia
Additional information regarding adoption agency and/or country of adoption Department of Human Services Australia
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Koala Center
Orphanage or care center workers and their titles, if known Lakew and Misrak
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