Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family of girl, Ethiopian name Fasika, born 2009. Fasika was relinquished in Addis Ababa by a man named Wolde G. who claims to be her uncle however Wolde G. refuses to take a DNA test to prove relationship. Wolde G. has also refused to connect the adoptee with her Ethiopian mother claiming she is deceased or working in the Middle East or he is unable to reach her. Fasika was adopted in 2009 to the USA through Better Future Adoptions via their care home Hanna’s Care Center.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent
Gender of Child Girl
Ethnicity of Child Gurage
Additional information about child’s ethnicity I was told she is Gurage by agency staff.
Year of child’s birth 2009
Name of child at the time of adoption Fasika
Ethiopian birth name of child Fasika
Age of child at adoption 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 2009
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Fasika was placed by Wolde G. who is listed as her uncle according to adoption paperwork. Wolde G. has refused a DND test. Adoptive parent was told at one point that Fasika’s Ethiopian mother had going to the Middle East for employment but Wolde G. refused to connect them to her.
Additional information Fasika has several small birthmarks on her arm.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2009
To the best of your knowledge, child was Relinquished
Region of relinquishment Addis Ababa Region
Zone of relinquishment Addis Ababa zone
City/town of relinquishment Addis Ababa
Name and relationship of relinquishing adult Wolde G., uncle
Do you believe child(ren) were relinquished willingly? No
If you answered “No” to the previous question, please explain The adoptive parent is unsure if any birth history information is actually real as she has attempted many times to get the Ethiopian mother’s information both through the agency and the supposed uncle. At first they said she was deceased, but then that they were unable to find her.
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed Better Future Adoptions (USA)
List adoption agency workers with titles if known Agitu, Bettie, Fitsum, Almaz
Adoptive Country USA
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Hanna’s Care Center
Orphanage or care center workers and their titles, if known Yengida Hitsanet Merga Derejit
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 city or town
Additional information about this orphanage or care center Run by Better Future