Adoptee Search: Male Born 1999 Found in Addis Marketplace 18 Months Old Adopted in 2004 to the USA Through AFAA via Kidane Mehret

Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family of male born in 1999. He was found abandoned in Addis Ababa in the marketplace at approximately 18 months old. He was adopted in 2004 to the USA through Americans for African Adoptions / AFAA via Kidane Mehret.

Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family

Child’s Information

Age of Child in Photo
2-3? years

Gender of Child Boy

Ethnicity of Child DNA tests show he is 1/2 Beta Israel

Additional information about child’s ethnicity Possibly family from Gondar region

Year of child’s birth 1999

Name of child at the time of adoption Abera

Age of child at adoption 4 years

Year child was adopted 2004

Relinquishment or Abandonment Information

Age when child entered care center or orphanage 1 year

Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2000

To the best of your knowledge, child was Abandoned

Region child(ren) found Addis Ababa Region

Zone child(ren) found Addis Ababa – Addis Ababa Region

City/town child(ren) found Addis Ababa

Details of child(ren)’s abandonment Found abandoned in marketplace

Adoption Agency Information

Adoption agency through which the child was processed Americans for African Adoptions (USA)

Adoptive Country USA

Orphanage/care center #1

Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Kidane Mehret

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

Orphanage/care center #2

Age of Child in Photo
2-3 years

Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Americans for African Adoptions Foster Home

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

Additional information that could be useful to the case Found abandoned in marketplace appx 18 mos old

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