Adoptee Search – Girl from Gondar Adopted to France at Age 6 in 1992 via Azozo Shelter

Adoptee Search – Girl Tsehaye Zegaye from Gondar area, possibly Ebnat / Ebinat, was born in 1986. Her Ethiopian parents are Zegeye and (possibly) Kelemua. Tsehai was in Azozo Shelter for 1 year prior to being adopted at age 6. She was declared an orphan by the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs. She was adopted to France through Les Enfants Reine de la Misericorde.

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Child’s Information

Child before adoption
Child before adoption

Gender of Child Girl

Year of child’s birth Born in 1986

Ethiopian birth name of child Tsehai Zegeye

Age of child at adoption 6 years

Year child was adopted 1992 Year of Adoption

Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. The child born in 1985 or 1986 and  declared orphan by the services of the Ethiopian Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs. She may be from from Ebinat / Ebnat. She was hosted for 1 year in Gondar in a refugee camp called Azozo Shelter before being given for adoption. Ethiopian parents: Father: Zegeye, Mother: possible name Kelemua

Relinquishment or Abandonment Information

Age when child entered care center or orphanage 5 years

Year child entered a care center or orphanage 1990

Region of origin Amhara Region

City/town of origin Gondar

Adoption Agency Information

Adoption agency through which the child was processed Les Enfants Reine de la Misericorde (France)

Adoptive Country France

Orphanage/care center #1

Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Madame Hulu Agerish looked after the children at Azozo Shelter.

Region of orphanage or care center Amhara Region

City/Town of orphanage or care center Gondar

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