Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian Family of girl, Birtukan, born 2009. She was found near Awash Arba in 2012 at age 2 wearing a black and white shirt. She was adopted to Canada in 2013 through Canadian Advocates for the Adoption of Children (CAFAC) via Inkintinto Child Youth and Women’s Association.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent
Gender of Child Girl
Ethnicity of Child Unknown
Year of child’s birth 2009
Name of child at the time of adoption Birtukan
Age of child at adoption 3 years
Year child was adopted 2013
Are you searching for another child from the same Ethiopian family? No
Additional information Scar on bottom of left foot and scar on left shin. Beauty mark above lip on left side.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 2 years
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2012
To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned
Region child(ren) found Afar Region
Zone child(ren) found Administrative Zone 3 – Afar Region
City/town child found Awash
Details of child’s abandonment She was found near Awash Arba wearing a white and black shirt.
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed Canadian Advocates for the Adoption of Children / CAFAC (Canada)
List adoption agency workers with titles if known Haregwain
Adoptive Country Canada
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Inkintinto Child Youth and Women’s Assoc.
Region of orphanage or care center Afar Region
Zone of orphanage or care center Unknown
City/Town of orphanage or care center Unknown