Adoptee Search: Girl Girl Siblings born 2003 and 2005 from SNNPR Adopted 2007 to USA through Christian World Adoption via Gelgella Integrated Orphans

Adoptive Parent searching for the Ethiopian family of sibling girls. Zenash Alemayehu was born in 2003 in Kembata, SNNPR. Zenash was adopted to the USA in 2007 along with her younger sister, Yemsrach Alemayehu, born 2005. The girls were adopted through Christian World Adoption agency via Gelgella / Gelgela Integrated Orphans. Their mother, Selamnesh W., relinquished them. Their father, Alemayehu, is listed as deceased.

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Child’s Information

Age of Child in Photo
4 years,2 years

Gender of Child Girl, Girl siblings

Ethnicity of Child Kembatta

Year of child’s birth 2003, 2005

Name of child at the time of adoption Zenash and Alemayehu

Ethiopian birth name of child Zenash Alemayehu and Yemsrach Alemayehu

Age of child at adoption 4 years and 2 years

Year child was adopted 2007

Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Born to Selamnesh W.  in Lesho Kembatta. Father’s name was Alemayehu (deceased).

Relinquishment or Abandonment Information

Age when child entered care center or orphanage 4 years and 2 years

Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2007

To the best of your knowledge, child was Relinquished

Region of relinquishment Nationalities, and Peoples Region, Southern Nations

Zone of relinquishment Nationalities, and Peoples Region, Kembata Tembaro – Southern Nations

City/town of relinquishment UNKNOWN city or town

Name and relationship of relinquishing adult Selamnesh W., Mother

Do you believe child(ren) were relinquished willingly? Yes

Adoption Agency Information

Adoption agency through which the child was processed IN ETHIOPIA Christian World Adoption (USA)

Adoptive Country USA

Orphanage/care center #1

Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Gelgella / Gelgela Integrated Orphans

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

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