Adoptive family searching for Ethiopian family of boy, Ashenafi, in 2006 and adopted in 2006 to USA via Children’s Home Society and Family Services (CHSFS). The mother was living in Addis at time of adoption but her family is from Lalibela. The child was relinquished in Addis Ababa. There are photos of child and mother available.
Submitted by Adoptive Parent
Gender of Child Boy
Ethnicity of Child UNKNOWN
Year of child’s birth Born in 2006
Name of child at the time of adoption – include nicknames Ashenafi Y.
Ethiopian birth name of child – include nicknames Ashenafi B.
Age of child at adoption 0-12 months
Year child was adopted 2006 Year of Adoption
Give information about child’s Ethiopian family, if known. Ashenafi’s mother was living in Addis Ababa in 2006. Her family is from Lalibela.
Relinquishment or Abandonment Information
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2006
To the best of your knowledge, child was Relinquished
Region of relinquishment Addis Ababa Region
Name and relationship of relinquishing adult Mother, Worke B.
Do you believe child(ren) were relinquished willingly? Yes
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed IN ETHIOPIA Children’s Home Society and Family Services (USA) (CHSFS)
List adoption agency workers with titles if known Asnake, Director, CHSFS Massi, Sister Bizunesh
Adoptive Country USA
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center used in the adoption UNKNOWN orphanage