Adoptive parent searching for the Ethiopian family of female, born in 2004, Ethiopian name Addiskidan Habtamu. Addiskidan was brought to the family transition office in Adama by her mother, Aberash, as a newborn. She was adopted in 2005 to the USA through Adoption Advocates International via Layla House.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent
Gender of Child Girl
Year of child’s birth Born in 2004
Ethiopian birth name of child Addiskidan Habtamu
Age of child at adoption – best guess as to real age 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 2005 Year of Adoption
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Her Ethiopian mother’s name is Aberash. She was reported as being from Gudar, near Ambo, and her family was there.
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 Oromia Region
City/town child(ren) found Adama
Details of child(ren)’s abandonment When the child was about 12 days old, the mother brought her to the family translation/transition office in Adama and requested that they find care for her. The mother then disappeared, abandoning the child with them.
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed Adoption Advocates International (WA, USA)
List adoption agency workers with titles if known Lemma Asfaw Wakjira, Lema Asefaw
Adoptive Country USA
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Layla House
Region of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa Region
City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa