Adoptive Parent searching for the Ethiopian Family of girl named Edelawit A, born 2011 in Maychew, Tigray Region. She was relinquished by her mother, Tsehay A. and adopted to the USA through Adoption Associates via Finot Lewogon in 2012.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian Family.
Gender of Child Girl
Ethnicity of Child Wolayta
Year of child’s birth 2011
Name of child at the time of adoption Edelawit A. / Edilawit / Edilo
Age of child at adoption 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 2012
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Mother’s name is Tsehay A., last known address in Korem, Tigray. Her older brother is Chernet P. Her grandparents are Aleto K. and Wudenesh A., probably in Wolayta.
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 Relinquished
Region of relinquishment Tigray Region
Zone of relinquishment Dububawi Zone
City/town of relinquishment Maychew
Name and relationship of relinquishing adult Tsehay A, Mother
Do you believe child(ren) were relinquished willingly? Yes
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed IN ETHIOPIA
Adoption Associates (MI, USA)
List adoption agency workers Alemu Tedesse, AAI’s director in Ethiopia.
Molonesh, head nurse at Jane’s House in Addis Ababa.
Adoptive Country USA
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Finot Lewogon Orphanage
Region of orphanage or care center Tigray Region
Zone of orphanage or care center Debubawi Zone
City/Town of orphanage or care center Maychew
Additional information about this orphanage or care center We believe Edelawit was relinquished at Finot Lewogon in Maychew, and then transferred to Jane’s House in Addis Ababa.
Orphanage/care center #2
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Jane’s 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