Boy Born in 1999 and Adopted to Netherlands using Wereldkinderen NICWO and Missionaries of Charity

Male born in 1999 probably in the Jimma Area. He was found a brought to the Missionaries of Charity in Jimma. Later he was aopted to Netherlands using Wereldkinderen NICWO and Missionaries of Charity in Jimma. His birth name given by his Ethiopian family is unknown. 

Submitted by Adopted Person/Adoptee searching for Ethiopian family

Child’s Information

Age of Child in Photo 4 months
Age of Child in Photo 4 months

Gender of Child male

Ethnicity of Child UNKNOWN

Additional information about child’s ethnicity Probably Jimma

Year of child’s birth 1999

Ethiopian birth Name of Child UNKNOWN

Age of Child in Photo: 5 months

Name of child at the time of adoption Petros Yohannes – it is not known if this is the name was given by the orphanage or his Ethiopian family.

Ethiopian family members’ names UNKNOWN

Age when child entered care center or orphanage 2 months

Year child entered a care center or orphanage 1999

Age of child at adoption 1

Year child was adopted 2000

Additional information about the child Small birthmark under the nose.

with Ejigayehu Deressa, foster mom
with Ejigayehu Deressa, foster mom
Petros with Miss Deressa, foster mom

Adoption Agency Information

Adoption agency through which the child was processed Wereldkinderen / NICWO (Netherlands)

Ethiopian representative of adoption agency Ijigayehu Deresa / Ejigayehu Deressa

Other adoption agency workers Liesbeth 

Country to which the child was adopted Netherlands

Receiving country representative Liesbeth

Orphanage/care center #1

Orphanage or care center through which the child was processed Missionaries of Charity or Missionaries of Mercy

Orphanage or care center representative Sr. M. Sneha MC

Region of orphanage or care center Jimma

City/Town of orphanage or care center Jimma

Additional information about this orphanage or care center Petros was found abandoned in Jimma and brought to the home for the poor – Missionaries of Charity / Jimma.

Orphanage/care center #2

Orphanage or care center through which the child was processed Unknown

Orphanage or care center representative Ijigayehu Deressa, Ejigayehu Deressas

Region of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa Region

City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa

Additional information about this orphanage or care center Child was in foster family.

Information for Abandoned Children

Name of person who found the child UNKNOWN

Relationship or title of person who found the child UNKNOWN

Region where child was found Oromia Region

City/town where child was found Jimma

Additional information that could be useful in making a match Petros was a baby, and found or fostered by Missionaries of Charity/ Mercy.

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