Ethiopian Family Search – Boy Adopted to Italy in 1993 through Alem Project, Tigray Social Affairs, and Ethiopian Orthodox Development for Children’s Home

Ethiopian family searching for male named Mehari or Mahari adopted to Italy (Rome) at age 4 using Alem Project. He is from the Mekele in the Tigray Region and was processed through Tigray Social Affairs and Ethiopian Orthodox Development Children’s Home, Mekele 3rd home. He has a small scar on the right side of his chest.

Submitted by Ethiopian Family, Ashenafi, searching for child

Child’s Information

Adoptee - Photo Taken Around 2005
Adoptee – Photo Taken Around 2005

Gender of Child male

Ethnicity of Child Tigraway

Year of child’s birth 1989

Birth Name of Child Mehari

Name at time of adoption Mehari

Age when child entered care center or orphanage 4

Year child entered a care center or orphanage 1993

Age of child at adoption 4

Year child was adopted 1993

Number of siblings/cousins adopted to other families 1

Additional information about siblings he is adopted by Italian family; I’m not sure whether he remembers or not this time but, Ashenafi and Yonas are his brothers,Tigist is his sister living all in Ethiopia. He left Ethiopia through Eritrea.

Additional information about the child a small scar at the right side of his chest so close to his armpit

Adoption Agency Information

Adoption agency through which the child was processed Alem Project 

Additional adoption agency information Alem project (italy)

Ethiopian representative of adoption agency tigray social affairs

Country to which the child was adopted Italy

Additional country information he is gone to rome

Receiving country representative alem project

Additional adoption agency information he has adopted by the consent of ethiopian orthodox church development childrens home found in mekele and permitted by social affairs in mekele and was left country through eritrea to italy

Orphanage/care center #1

Orphanage or care center through which the child was processed Ethiopian Orthodox Development for Childrens Home Mekele 3rd home

Orphanage or care center representative Ethiopian Orthodox Development for Children’s Home Mekele 3rd home

Region of orphanage or care center Tigray Region

Zone of orphanage or care center Mekele – Tigray Region

City/Town of orphanage or care center Mek’ele / Mekele

Additional information about this orphanage or care center it was called 3rd home found in mekele managed by ethiopian orthodox church

Information on Child Given for Adoption

Organization that received the child alem project

Region where child was relinquished UNKNOWN

Zone where child was relinquished UNKNOWN

City/town where child was relinquished UNKNOWN

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