Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family of female born 2010. She was found at around one month of age in Dec 2010 in Bishoftu. She was admitted to the Elolam Care Center. She was adopted in 2011 to the USA through Celebrate Children International.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family
Gender of Child Girl
Ethnicity of Child Oromo
Year of child’s birth 2010
Name of child at the time of adoption Chaltu Babagoya Kuriftu
Ethiopian birth name of child Chaltu
Age of child at adoption 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 2011
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family None. Documents state that she was found in Bishoftu kebele at 1 month of age in December 2010.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2010
To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned
Region child(ren) found Oromia Region
Zone child(ren) found East Shewa zone
City/town child(ren) found Debre Zebit /Bishoftu
Details of child(ren)’s abandonment Our documents state that she was found abandoned in a “worn out green bedsheet in a public place by Bishoftu Town Administration Police in December 2010.
Police officer involved with the case Names listed on document as finder: Police Alemnesh. Tesfaye Mekonen signed off on several documents as the police sergeant.
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed Celebrate Children International (USA)
List adoption agency workers with titles if known Dereje Yeshidinber- Ethiopian Represenative
Adoptive Country USA
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Elolam Care Center
Orphanage or care center workers and their titles Tenagne Tsega is listed as admitting her to the orphanage.
Region of orphanage or care center Oromia Region
Zone of orphanage or care center East Shewa zone
City/Town of orphanage or care center Debre Zebit / Bishoftu
Orphanage/care center #2
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Celebrate Children transition house
Region of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa Region
Zone of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa zone
City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa