Adoptee Search: Adina Aschilo was born in Debre Tabor in 2003. She was adopted to France with her two younger sisters who were born in 2004 and 2006. The girls were taken to the orphanage by their grandfather Mihiret, The agency was Les Enfants de Reine de Misericorde. The orphanage was called Bethe Hisanat or Bête Hitsanet.
Submitted by Adoptee Searching for her Family
Gender of Child Girl
Year of child’s birth 2003
Ethiopian birth name of child Adina Aschilo
Age of child at adoption 5 years
Year child was adopted 2009
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. The adoptee’s Ethiopian name is Adina Aschilo. I was adopted with my two younger biological sisters in 2009. The agency was Les Enfants de Reine de Misericorde. The orphanage was called BETHE HISANAT or Bête Hitsanet. She was adopted when I was 5, almost 6. Her two sisters were born in 2004 and 2006. They were born in Debre Tabor. Their parents are deceased. They may have a little brother or half-brother named Abebe Aschilo. Our grand father’s name is Mihiret K. It was our grandfather who put us in orphanage.
The adoptee remembers her mother’s name was Birket and her mother had siblings Dogou, Aveve, and Testé. She had 4 sisters and 3 brothers. Our grandfather gave us a picture of our mother, but an older girl in the orphanage took it.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 5 years
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2008
To the best of your knowledge, child was Taken to orphanage
Region child(ren) found Amhara Region
City/town child(ren) found Debre Tabor
Details of child(ren)’s abandonment Grandfather Mihret put the three girls into the orphanage. The adoptive parents were trying to search for the girls’ family through an orphanage worker called Assefa but he was secretive and would not help.
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 Bête Hitsanet
Orphanage or care center workers and their titles, if known Assefa, care workers / nuns
Region of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa Region
City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa