Adoptee Search: Girl Born 2006 in Addis Adopted 2007 to USA through Adoption Advocates International via Kebebe Tsehay

Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family of girl born 2006. She was found abandoned in Kolfe Keranyo district of Addis Ababa, Alem Bank area Kebele 4 when she was aprox. 15 days old. She was adopted to the USA in 2007 through Adoption Advocates International via Kebebe Tsehay.

Submitted by Adoptive Parent

Child’s Information

Age of Child in Photo
3 months

Gender of Child Girl

Ethnicity of Child Gurage

Year of child’s birth 2006

Name of child at the time of adoption Roma

Ethiopian birth name of child Yerom was name given at orphanage

Age of child at adoption 0-12 months

Year child was adopted 2007

Relinquishment or Abandonment Information

Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months

Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2006

To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned

Region child(ren) found Addis Ababa Region

Zone child(ren) found  Addis Ababa zone

City/town child(ren) found Addis Ababa

Details of child(ren)’s abandonment Found in Kolfe Keranyo district, Alem Bank area Kebele 4. She was aprox. 15 days old

Police officer involved with the case Endalkachew T.

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 Gorfe Manager

Adoptive Country USA

Orphanage/care center #1

Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Kebebe Tsehay

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

Orphanage/care center #2

Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Layla House

Orphanage or care center workers and their titles, if known Gail Gorfe Director Merrily Ripley director

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

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