Adoptee Search: Girl Born 2007 Adopted 2008 to the USA Through International Adoption Net via Hope for Abandoned Children

Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family of girl, birth name Banchigize Tamaru, born 2007. She was relinquished by her mother Asnaku T. at the age of one month to Hope for Abandoned Children. She was adopted to the USA in 2008 through International Adoption Net.

Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family

Child’s Information

Age of Child in Photo
1 month

Gender of Child Girl

Year of child’s birth 2007

Name of child at the time of adoption Banchigize Tamaru

Ethiopian birth name of child Banchigize Tamaru

Age of child at adoption 0-12 months

Year child was adopted 2008

Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Birth mother Asnaku T.

Relinquishment or Abandonment Information

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

Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2007

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 Birth mother Asnaku T.

Do you believe child(ren) were relinquished willingly? Yes

Adoption Agency Information

Adoption agency through which the child was processed International Adoption Net (USA)

List adoption agency workers with titles if known Abebe took the birth to court 3 times. Once she forgot or did not have identification

Adoptive Country USA

Additional information regarding adoption agency and/or country of adoption She was taken to Hope for the abandoned and orphanage care association at one month of age. She stayed at the orphanage until we picked her up at 7.5 months of age.

Orphanage/care center #1

Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Hope for Abandoned Children

Orphanage or care center workers and their titles, if known Gade was the director of the orphanage. A photo of Gade is on file.

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

Additional information about this orphanage or care center It was very small and run by a woman named Gade. The orphanage has been closed for many years. It may have closed around 2010.

Additional information about the case Gade told us she met the birth mother, Asnaku T, and the baby ( Banchigize) was exactly one month old when she arrived at the orphanage.

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