Ethiopian Family Search for Girl Adopted at age 3 in 1989 Possibly to Finland


Ethiopian mother, Alemnesh Z, is searching for her daughter, Tigist Mankea, who was born in 1986. When Tigist was 3 years old in 1989, her father, Mankea, was persuaded to place her for adoption due to their poverty. Alemnesh believed that Tigist was going to school in Debrezeit and did not learn the truth before it was … Continue reading Ethiopian Family Search for Girl Adopted at age 3 in 1989 Possibly to Finland

Adoptee Search: Girl Born 1986 Found in Jimma Adopted 1990 to the Netherlands through Wereldkinderen/NICWO


Adoptee searching for Ethiopian Family. Girl born in 1986, possibly Oromo or Amhara, named Tewabech Mengistu. She was found near a church in Jimma at approximately 18 months old. She was adopted in 1990 at the age of 4 to the Netherlands through Wereldkinderen/NICWO via Jimma City Council or Jimma City Community Association Charity and foster care.   Submitted … Continue reading Adoptee Search: Girl Born 1986 Found in Jimma Adopted 1990 to the Netherlands through Wereldkinderen/NICWO

Adoptee Search: Girl Twins Born and Adopted in 1986 from the Black Lion Hospital to Sweden


Female twins adopted in 1986 searching for Ethiopian family. The girls, birth names Tibletz and Tigist, were born in 1986 in Addis Ababa at the Black Lion hospital. They were adopted through Adoptionscentrum from the Swedio-Ethio center at the Black Lion hospital seventh floor to Sweden the same year. Their birth mother’s name was Tigist … Continue reading Adoptee Search: Girl Twins Born and Adopted in 1986 from the Black Lion Hospital to Sweden

Girl Born in Djibouti in December 1986 Adopted to France 1987 via Emmanuel Association Family from Dire Dawa


Female born in December 1986 in Djibouti. Adopted to France in 1987 through the Emmanuel Association. Mother, Khadidja Ali Osman, is from Dire Dawa, Ethiopia and came in Djibouti in 1984. Submitted by Adopted Person/Adoptee searching for Ethiopian family Child’s Information Gender of Child female Ethnicity of Child UNKNOWN Year of child’s birth 1986 Ethiopian … Continue reading Girl Born in Djibouti in December 1986 Adopted to France 1987 via Emmanuel Association Family from Dire Dawa

Ethiopian Mother Searching for Boy Adopted through Finnish Mission – Debre Zeit and Bethlehem Orphanage


Ethiopian mother searching for male placed into care at age 4. He was given to the Bethlehem Orphanage for education in Debre Zeit and assisted there by Miss Breta. The boy was adopted through the Finnish Mission – Debre Zeit / Bishoftu. Child and mother were also assisted by Food for the Hungry. Prior to adoption, the boy … Continue reading Ethiopian Mother Searching for Boy Adopted through Finnish Mission – Debre Zeit and Bethlehem Orphanage