Girl Born 2009 in Dire Dawa Adopted to the USA in 2012 Through Adoption Advocates International and Sele Enat


Female born 2009 in Dire Dawa. Birth name Mekdes Addisu. Ethiopian parents Desta and Addisu. Adopted in 2012 to the USA through Adoption Advocates International/ AAI  and Sele Enat. Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family Child’s Information Gender of Child female Additional information about child’s ethnicity From Dire Dawa Year of child’s birth … Continue reading Girl Born 2009 in Dire Dawa Adopted to the USA in 2012 Through Adoption Advocates International and Sele Enat

Girl Adopted in 2003-5 at age 12 to the USA Searching for Ethiopian Family


Female adopted to the USA in 2003, 2004, or 2005 through Americans for African Adoptions / AFAA. She lived for a time at Layla House. Submitted by Adopted Person / Adoptee searching for Ethiopian family Child’s Information Gender of Child female Ethnicity of Child OTHER Year of child’s birth 1996 Ethiopian birth Name of Child Haimanot Age when … Continue reading Girl Adopted in 2003-5 at age 12 to the USA Searching for Ethiopian Family

Girl from Nazret Adopted to the USA through Adoption Advocates International and Layla House 2004


Female baby adopted to the USA in 2004/2005. Child’s name at adoption was Fraoli / Fropoli / Fratoli / Frapoli.  The child came from Nazret in the Oromia Region. She stayed at Layla House in Addis Ababa prior to adoption. Picture to follow. Submitted by Adoptive parent searching for child’s Ethiopian family Child’s Information Gender of … Continue reading Girl from Nazret Adopted to the USA through Adoption Advocates International and Layla House 2004

Boy Born 2005 in Bishoftu, Oromia Region Adopted in 2007 to the USA through Adoption Advocates International and Layla House


Male born in Bishoftu, Oromia Region in 2005. Two individuals, Enat Ayalneh and Banchayehu Z., from the area were involved in his care before he entered the orphanage. He was adopted to the USA in 2007 through Adoption Advocates International (WA, USA) / AAI and Layla House.  Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for child’s Ethiopian family Child’s … Continue reading Boy Born 2005 in Bishoftu, Oromia Region Adopted in 2007 to the USA through Adoption Advocates International and Layla House

Boy from Dire Dawa Born 1996, Adopted 2010 to the USA through AAI and Sele Enat


Male born in 1996 in Dire Dawa and relinquished by older sister, Elsa, around 2004 at the age of 8. He was adopted to the USA in 2010 at 14 years old through Adoption Advocates International (WA) and Sele Enat and Layla House. Submitted by Adoptive Parent searching for child’s Ethiopian family Child’s Information Gender … Continue reading Boy from Dire Dawa Born 1996, Adopted 2010 to the USA through AAI and Sele Enat

Girl Born in 1993 Adopted to the USA in 1999 using Adoption Advocates International and Almaz Orphanage


Female born in 1993. She entered Almaz Orphange in 1998 at age 4. She was adopted to the USA in 1999 at age 5 using Adoption Advocates International and Layla House. Her Ethiopian name at adoption was Bezawit. Submitted by Adoptive parent searching for Ethiopian family ስለ ህጻኑ(ኗ) መረጃ / Child’s Information የህጻኑ(ኗ) ጾታ / Gender … Continue reading Girl Born in 1993 Adopted to the USA in 1999 using Adoption Advocates International and Almaz Orphanage

Boy Found in Adama Adopted to the USA in 2009 through Layla House using Adoption Advocates International (WA, USA)


Male infant born in 2008 who was left outside of Adama Hospital at approximately 4 weeks old and found by an employee. He was adopted to the USA in 2009 using Adoption Advocates International (WA, USA) through Layla House. Submitted by Adoptive parent searching for child’s Ethiopian family Child’s Information Gender of Child male Ethnicity of Child UNKNOWN … Continue reading Boy Found in Adama Adopted to the USA in 2009 through Layla House using Adoption Advocates International (WA, USA)

Boy born in 2007, found in West Arsi, adopted to the USA in 2008 via Adoption Advocates (WA, USA)


Male born in 2007, found in West Arsi, Kebele Alelu, in the Ersha Sebel area. Spent time at Sele Enat orphanage and Hayat Hospital before being taken to Layla House. Adopted to the USA in 2008 at age 0-12 months. Submitted by Adoptive parent searching for child’s Ethiopian family Child’s Information Gender of Child male Ethnicity of Child UNKNOWN Year of child’s … Continue reading Boy born in 2007, found in West Arsi, adopted to the USA in 2008 via Adoption Advocates (WA, USA)

Boy from Dire Dawa born in 2009 adopted to the USA using Adoption Advocates International (WA, USA)


Boy born in 2009 adopted to the USA using Adoption Advocates International (WA, USA) via Forum for Street Children (Dire Dawa) and Layla House. Child was left at Dil Chora Hospital in Dire Dawa. Submitted by Adoptive parent searching for Ethiopian family Child’s Information Gender of Child male Ethnicity of Child UNKNOWN Additional information about child’s ethnicity Child has been identified … Continue reading Boy from Dire Dawa born in 2009 adopted to the USA using Adoption Advocates International (WA, USA)