Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family of girl born in 2011. She was found as a young infant on June 11, 2011 by Mrs Zewditu E. in Chiro, Oromia Region. She resided in Biftu Orphanage in Addis Ababa until she was adopted in 2011 via private adoption to United Arab Emirates- Dubai.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent
Gender of Child Girl
Year of child’s birth 2011
Name of child at the time of adoption Firtuna Abrefa
Ethiopian birth name of child She was called Firtuna/Furtuna
Age of child at adoption 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 2011
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2011
To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned
Region child(ren) found Oromia Region
Zone child(ren) found West Hararghe – Oromia Region
City/town child(ren) found Chiro
Details of child(ren)’s abandonment Mrs Zewditu E. found Firtuna (who was approximately 15 days old) on 23 June 2011 in Kebele 02 in the presence of a witness Abuye A. and brought her to the police office in Kebele 02.
Police officer involved with the case Mohamed R.
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed Private Adoption
Adoptive Country United Arab Emirates- Dubai
Additional information regarding adoption agency and/or country of adoption This was private adoption arranged from United Arab Emirates – Dubai.
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Biftu Orphanage
Orphanage or care center workers and their titles, if known Mrs Tarik
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