Adoptive Parent searching for the Ethiopian family of female born in 2010 in the Afar region. Sitota was left with a woman at a hotel in Tach Mille, Afar who may have known her Ethiopian mother. Her mother’s name may be Abeba and she may be deceased. She was adopted in 2013 to Canada through Canadian Advocates for the Adoption of Children/CAFAC via Inkintinto Child Youth and Women’s Association.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family
Gender of Child Girl
Additional information about child’s ethnicity Found in Tach Mille
Year of child’s birth 2010
Name of child at the time of adoption Sitota
Ethiopian birth name of child Sitota given by woman who she was left with
Age of child at adoption 2 years
Year child was adopted 2013
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Unknown. Left in Tach Mille with woman who is now believed to have known birth mom. Been told after adoption by searcher that birth moms name is Abeba and she has since passed. Would like to know of any living relatives ( siblings,grandparents etc)
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 1 – Afar Region
City/town child(ren) found Awash
Details of child(ren)’s abandonment Found Aug 9 2012 in Tach Mille. Believed to be left at a hotel and brought into orphanage by woman who owned the hotel and who is now believed to have known birth mom.
Police officer involved with the case Docoments state brought in by Adnan Hussein.
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed IN ETHIOPIA Canadian Advocates for the Adoption of Children/CAFAC (Canada)
Adoptive Country Canada
Additional information regarding adoption agency and/or country of adoption Brought to Inkintino Child, Youth and woman’s development orphanage in Awash. Once paperwork was completed she was moved in CAFAC orphanage in Addis ( later August 2012)
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 Gabi Rasu zone
City/Town of orphanage or care center Awash
Orphanage/care center #2
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption CAFAC orphanage
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