Adopted Person/Adoptee, birth name Yaiesh Berhe, is searching for her Ethiopian family. Yaiesh was born at the Tikur Anbessa Hospital on March 17, 1984 and adopted to Sweden in the same year. The Ministry for Women, Children and Youth affairs in Addis Abeba facilitated this adoption and Yaiesh went directly from the hospital to her adoptive family. Her biological mother’s name was also Yaiesh.
Submitted by Adopted Person/Adoptee searching for Ethiopian Family.
Gender of Child female
Year of child’s birth 1984
Ethiopian birth Name of Child Yaiesh Berhe
Name of child at the time of adoption Yaiesh Berhe
Ethiopian family members’ names, if known Yaiesh (biological mother)
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Age of child at adoption 3 months
Year child was adopted 1984
Number of siblings/cousins adopted with the child 0
Number of siblings/cousins adopted to other families 0
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed None. Child was picked up from the hospital by Kerstin who worked at the Swedish Embassy and was friends with the adoptive family.
Additional adoption agency information Ministry for women, children and youth affairs in Addis Abeba
Country to which the child was adopted Sweden
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center through which the child was processed no orphanage was used, child was adopted from the hospital
Information for Relinquished Children
Name of person who relinquished child UNKNOWN
Region where child was relinquished Addis Ababa
Additional information that could be useful in making a match Born at and adopted from Tikur Anbessa Hospital