Adoptive parent searching for Ethiopian family of girl, Yeabsera Aklilu, born in 2008 in SNNPR. She was relinquished by her mother, Asnakech G., when she was a few months old in Yirgalem, SNNPR at Initiative Ethiopia. She was transferred to the Gladney Care Center in Addis on December 29, 2008 and adopted to the USA in 2009. Photo of Asnakech G. is on file.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent
Gender of Child Girl
Year of child’s birth 2008
Name of child at the time of adoption Yeabsera G.
Ethiopian birth name of child Yeabsera Aklilu
Age of child at adoption 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 2009
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Birth Mother: Asnakech G.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2008
To the best of your knowledge, child was Relinquished
Region of relinquishment Addis Ababa Region
Zone of relinquishment Addis Ababa zone
City/town of relinquishment Addis Ababa
Name and relationship of relinquishing adult Asnakech G. -birth mother
Do you believe child(ren) were relinquished willingly? Yes
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed IN ETHIOPIA Gladney Center for Adoption (USA)
Adoptive Country USA
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Initiative Ethiopia
Region of orphanage or care center Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region
Zone of orphanage or care center Sidama
City/Town of orphanage or care center Yirgalem
Orphanage/care center #2
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Gladney Foster Care Home
Region of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa Region
Zone of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa
City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa
Additional information that could be useful to the case Yeabsera came to Initiative Ethiopia when she was a few months old in Yirgalem. From there she was transferred to Gladney on December 29, 2008.