Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian Family of boy, Binyam, born 2007 in Ataye in the Amhara Region. He was relinquished with his older sister Meseret after his father’s death. They may have older siblings named Teshome, Ayichew, Zeweditu and Shito. Binyam and Meseret were adopted to the USA in 2012 through Celebrate Children International via an unknown orphanage.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent
Gender of Child Boy / Girl siblings
Ethnicity of Child Amhara
Year of child’s birth 2007, 2005
Name of child at the time of adoption Binyam M, Meseret M
Age of child at adoption 4 and 7 years
Year child was adopted 2012
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Father, Mamuye A, is deceased. Mother, Belaynesh T, was living at time of adoption. Child’s place of birth is listed as town of Ataye. May have older siblings Teshome, Ayichew, Zeweditu, Shito. Younger sibling Abi would be approximately 8 years old.
Are you searching for another child from the same Ethiopian family? Yes
Give data about other children from the same Ethiopian family Meseret M, female, current approximate age 14 years old. Same family history.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 3 years
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2012
To the best of your knowledge, child was Relinquished
Region of relinquishment Amhara Region
Zone of relinquishment North Shewa – Amhara Region
City/town of relinquishment Unknown
Name and relationship of relinquishing adult Mother, Belaynesh T.
Do you believe child(ren) were relinquished willingly? Yes
Adoption Agency Information Adoption agency through which the child was processed Celebrate Children International (USA)
List adoption agency workers with titles if known Sue Hedberg, Dereje Yeshidinber
Adoptive Country USA
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Unknown
Orphanage or care center workers and their titles, if known Social Worker: Fatuma Fares Organization: Yetekefete Ayin Hulentenawi Agelgilot
Region of orphanage or care center Amhara Region
Zone of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa – Addis Ababa Region
City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa