Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family of girl, born in 2007. She was found by police in the church of St Mary (Mekdelawit) in Adama, Oromia Region in October or November 2007. She was place in the foster care center of the agency Kids Link. She was adopted to Canada on 2008 through Kids Link.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent
Gender of Child Girl
Year of child’s birth 2007
Name of child at the time of adoption Mekdelawit Adama
Age of child at adoption 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 2008
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Found abandoned. No information known about birth family.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2007
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 Newborn baby girl found by police in the church of St Mary (Mekdelawit) and taken to the abandoned children’s center at the Adama Hospital in October or November 2007.
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed Kids Link (Canada)
List adoption agency workers with titles if known Messeret-nurse at Transition home, Martha-administrator at Transition home. Solomon- guide at transition home.
Adoptive Country Canada
Additional information regarding adoption agency and/or country of adoption Kids Link was also known as Imagine adoption.
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Kids Link Child Care Center
Orphanage or care center workers and their titles, if known Mekdelawit was not in an orphanage. She went right from the abandoned children center at the Adama hospital to the Kids Link transition home.
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