Male, birth name Amogne Bihonegn, born in 2002 and adopted in 2009 to the USA using International Adoption Guides (USA), Finot Lewegon Orphanage, and Chico Children’s Care clinic. Ethiopian father’s name Bihonegn D. Child was deaf and unable to speak at time of adoption.
Submitted by Adoptive parent searching for child’s Ethiopian famly
Gender of Child male
Ethnicity of Child UNKNOWN
Year of child’s birth 2002
Ethiopian birth Name of Child Amogne Bihonegn
Name of child at the time of adoption Amogne Bihonegn
Ethiopian family members’ names Bihonegn D., Tila B., Dilenesaw (father’s name also spelled Dilinesaw)
Age when child entered care center or orphanage 7
Year child entered a care center or orphanage 2009
Age of child at adoption – best guess as to real age 7
Year child was adopted 2009
Number of siblings/cousins adopted with the child 0
Number of siblings/cousins adopted to other families 0
Additional information about the child Deaf, not able to speak at the time of adoption. Scar through eyebrow.
Adoption Agency Information
Adoption agency through which the child was processed International Adoption Guides (USA)
Additional adoption agency information Finot Lewegon Orphanage and Chico Children’s Care clinic also processed child’s paperwork.
Ethiopian representative of adoption agency Haile Mekonnen
Other adoption agency workers James Harding, Alisa Bivens, Leigh Ann Stachiowiak
Country to which the child was adopted USA
Orphanage/care center #1
Orphanage or care center through which the child was processed Finot Lewegon Orphanage
Region of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa Region
Zone of orphanage or care center UNKNOWN zone
City/Town of orphanage or care center UNKNOWN city or town
Orphanage/care center #2
Orphanage or care center through which the child was processed UNKNOWN orphanage
Information for Relinquished Children
Name of person who relinquished child Bihonegn D.
Relationship of person who relinquished child Biological father
Region where child was relinquished Addis Ababa Region
Additional information that could be useful in making a match Paperwork listed Kolfe Keraniyo sub-city as site of entry into orphanage, also lists this as the address of biological father.