Adoptee Search: Yoseph and Biniam were born in 2005 at Godanaw Rehabilitation Integrated Project (GRIP). It is reported that their mother left them there and disappeared. They were adopted to Australia via Koala House.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent Searching for Ethiopian Family
Gender of Child Twin Boys
Year of child’s birth 2005
Name of child at the time of adoption Yosef and Biniyam or Yoseph and Biniam
Age of child at adoption 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 2005
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Mother gave birth to twin boys – Yoseph and Biniyam – at Godanaw.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2005
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 We were told the boy’s mother gave birth to them at Godanaw but then disappeared. Godanaw Rehabilitation Integrated Project (GRIP)
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed Australian Government
Adoptive Country Australia
Additional information regarding adoption agency and/or country of adoption The boys were adopted through the Australian Government from Koala House.
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Koala Center
Orphanage or care center workers and their titles, if known Lakew and Misrak
City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa