Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian Family of girl, Obsitu, born 2011. She was found in Memriya, Harar. She was adopted to the US in 2012 through International Adoption Guides.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian Family
Gender of Child Girl
Ethnicity of Child Unknown
Year of child’s birth 2011
Name of child at the time of adoption Obsitu
Ethiopian birth name of child Unknown
Age of child at adoption 1 years
Year child was adopted 2012
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Obitsu was found in a place called Memriya, in Kebelle 8, Harar. Her date of birth is estimated to be May 26, 2011. She was brought to Engida Hitsinat Merja Mahiber orphanage in Harar. She was adopted through IAG in 2012.
Are you searching for another child from the same Ethiopian family? No
Additional information She was born with one extra finger.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2011
To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned
Region child(ren) found Harari Region
Zone child(ren) found Harari – Harari Region
City/town child(ren) found Harar / Harer
Details of child(ren)’s abandonment She was found in Kebelle 8 June 2011 and it was reported to the police.
Police officer involved with the case Abdulhkim Mohammed, Wondesen Kasahun, Dinir Ahimed.
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed IN ETHIOPIA International Adoption Guides (USA)
Adoptive Country USA
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Engida Hitsinat Merja Mahiber
Region of orphanage or care center Harari Region
Zone of orphanage or care center Harari Zone
City/Town of orphanage or care center Harar / Harer
Orphanage/care center #2
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption IAG Care Center
Region of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa Region
Zone of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa – Addis Ababa Region
City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa