Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family of female born 2008 birth name Kalkidan Dola. She was relinquished by her mother, Nigist D., in Wolaita Sodo, and adopted in 2012 to the USA through Christian World Adoption via Christian World Adoption.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family
Gender of Child Female
Ethnicity of Child Wolayta
Year of child’s birth 2008
Name of child at the time of adoption Kalkidan Dola
Age of child at adoption 3 years
Year child was adopted 2012
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Birth mother: Nigist D., Uncle: Tesfaye D., Abriham D., Yemisrach D., Azeb D., Tinsae D., Dola U.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 3 years
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2011
To the best of your knowledge, child was Relinquished
Region of relinquishment Nationalities, and Peoples Region, Southern Nations
Zone of relinquishment Nationalities, and Peoples Region, Wolayita – Southern Nations
City/town of relinquishment Sodo (Wolaita Sodo)
Name and relationship of relinquishing adult Nigist D. (birth mother)
Do you believe child(ren) were relinquished willingly? Yes
Police officer involved with the case None
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed Christian World Adoption (USA)
Adoptive Country USA
Additional information regarding adoption agency and/or country of adoption Child was relinquished at Children’s Cross Connection orphanage in Soddo.
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Children’s Cross Connection
Region of orphanage or care center Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region
Zone of orphanage or care center Wolaita Zone
City/Town of orphanage or care center Sodo / Wolaita Sodo
Additional information about this orphanage or care center Kalkidan was moved in October 2011 to Christian World Adoption’s care center, Acacia Village, in Addis.