Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family of girl born 2005 in Adama, Oromia. She was found wrapped in white cloth in the Adama walled market at approximately 2 weeks of age. She was adopted to the USA in 2006 through Adoption Advocates International via Layla House.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent
Gender of Child Girl
Ethnicity of Child Unknown
Additional information about child’s ethnicity: I believe she is Oromo, I’m not sure.
Year of child’s birth 2005
Name of child at the time of adoption Edelawit
Age of child at adoption 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 2006
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. She was found at the walled market in Adama at approximately 2 weeks of age.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2005
To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned
Region child found Oromia Region
Zone child found Adama – Oromia Region
City/town child found Adama
Details of child’s abandonment Child found in Adama walled market wrapped in white cloth.
Police officer involved with the case Information not included in this posting
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed Adoption Advocates International (WA)
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
Zone of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa – Addis Ababa Region
City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa