Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family of girl born 2011 in Oromia Region. She was found at Mariam Church in Adama in the Oromo region when she was approximately 1.5 years old. She was placed in Noble Action Holistic Development in Adama. She was adopted to the USA in 2016 at 5 years old through West Sands and Lifeline Children Service.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent
Gender of Child Girl
Ethnicity of Child Oromo
Year of child’s birth 2011
Name of child at the time of adoption Mahilet Adama
Age of child at adoption 5 years
Year child was adopted 2016
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 2 years
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2013
To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned
Region child(ren) found Oromia Region
Zone child(ren) found Adama – Oromia Region
City/town child(ren) found Adama
Details of child(ren)’s abandonment Child was abandoned at Mariam Church in Kebele 12 in Adama when she was approximately 1.5 years old.
Police officer involved with the case Unknown. Adama Police Dept took her to Noble Action Holistic Development orphanage.
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed West Sands (USA)
List adoption agency workers with titles if known Semeamlak Mumlugeta, West Sands adoption coordinator, Tzita Chernet, West Sands adoption coordinator
Adoptive Country USA
Additional information regarding adoption agency and/or country of adoption In-country agency was West Sands, but we used Lifeline Children Services in USA.
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Noble Action Holistic Development
Orphanage or care center workers and their titles Aiden Mulatu and Zecharias Boshago, directors at NAHD
Region of orphanage or care center Oromia Region
Zone of orphanage or care center Adama – Oromia Region
City/Town of orphanage or care center Adama