Ethiopian Family Searching for Seblewongel Adopted to France in 2000 through Les Amis Enfants du Monde (AEM) and SOS Infants Ethiopia and Toukoul

Ethiopian sister Kassanesh is searching for Seblewongel Tekle who was born in 1997. She was placed in SOS Enfants Ethiopie / Toukoul at age 2  and was adopted to France at age 3 in 2000 through Les Amis Enfants du Monde (AEM). There is a brother named Michael, also adopted. Seblewongel was given for adoption by a neighbor named Ephram. Her adoptive mother came to Ethiopia several times and the sisters were able to see Seblewongel.

መረጃውን ያስገባው / Submitted by ኢትዮጵያውያን ቤተሰብ / Ethiopian Family, sister named Kassanesh 

ስለ ህጻኑ(ኗ) መረጃ / Child’s Information

Seblewongel Tekle
Seblewongel Tekle

የህጻኑ(ኗ) ጾታ Gender of Child ሴት Girl

የህጻኑ(ኗ) ብሄር / Ethnicity of Child አማራ Amhara

የህጻኑ(ኗ) የልደት ቀን(እንደ አውሮፓውያን አቆጣጠር) / Year of Child’s Birth (Western Calendar) 1997

ህጻኑ(ኗ) ሲወለድ የተሰጠው ስም( ቅጽል ስሞችን ይጨምሩ) / Birth Name of Child Seblewongel Tekle

ወደ ህጻናት ማሳደጊያ ሲገባ(ስትገባ) የህጻኑ(ኗ) እድሜ ወይም ለመጨረሻ ጊዜ ህጻኑ(ኗ)ን ሲያዩት እድሜው(እድሜዋ) ስንት ነበር / Age child entered care center or orphanage 2 years old

ልጅዎ በ መች ዓመተምህረት ወደ ህጻናት ማሳደጊያ ገባ(ገባች)? ወይም ለመጨረሻ ጊዜ ህጻኑን(ኗን) ያዩት በ መች ዓመተምህረት ነው(እንደ አውሮፓውያን አቆጣጠር) / Year child entered a care center or orphanage (Western calendar) 1999

ለ ማደጎ(ጉዲፈቻ) ሲሰጥ(ስትሰጥ) የህጻኑ እድሜ / Age of child at adoption 3 years

ለማደጎ(ጉዲፈቻ) የተሰጠው(ችው) በመች ዓመተምህረት / Year child was adopted (Western calendar) 2000 

ስለ ጉዲፈቻ ቤተሰቦች መረጃ (የጉዲፈቻ ቤተሰቦቹ ስም፣ ስለቤተሰቡ የሚያውቁት ማንኛውም አይነት ነገር) / Give information about adoptive family The adoptive mother came to Ethiopia to give vaccines to children every year.

የልጅዎን ታሪክ እንዴት ለጉዲፌቻ እንደተሰጠ በአጭሩ ይንገሩን / Adoption Story

ልጅዎ ለማደጎ( ለጉዲፈቻ) / The child was የተሰጠው በፈቃድዎት / Given Voluntarily

ህጻኑን(ኗን) ለ ማደጎ( ጉዲፈቻ) የሰጠው ሰው ስም / Name of person who gave the child for adoption Ephrem

ህጻኑን(ኗን) ለ ማደጎ( ጉዲፈቻ) የሰጠው ሰው ከህጻኑ(ኗ) ጋር ያለው ዝምድና / Relationship of person who gave the child for adoption Ephrem was a neighbor

Seblewongel’s Ethiopian parents names are Loye A. and Tkele A.

ህጻኑን(ኗን) የተቀበለው ድርጅት / Organization that received the child SOS Infants Ethiopia / Toukoul SOS Enfants Ethiopie

ህጻኑ(ኗ) ለ ማደጎ( ጉዲፈቻ) የተሰጠበት(የተሰጠችበት) ክልል, ዞን, ከተማ / Region, zone, town where child was given Addis Abeba

ለማደጎ( ጉዲፈቻ) ስለተሰጠው ልጅዎ ተጨማሪ መረጃ( ህጻኑ(ኗ) ሊያስታውሳቸው የሚችሉ ሌሎች ሰወች፣ ህጻኑ(ኗ) ሰውነት ላይ ያለ ጠባሳ፣ የማሪያም ስመት(ሽታ)፣ የአካል ጉዳት፣ የቀዶ ህክምና፣ ልዮ መገላጫዎች ወዘተ) / Additional information about the adopted child (other people the child may remember, scars, birthmarks, disabilities, etc.)

3 sisters were placed in SOS Infants in Ethiopia near Megenagna Addis Ababa: Kasanesh, Frehiwot and Seblewongel Tekle. They were 13, 10 and 2 years old. Their parents were poor and a good neighbor facilitated their entry to the orphanage. The two older were in Ward B and the youngest was in Ward A.

After some time a lady came and adopted the youngest, Seblewongel, along with one boy named Michael who was 5-7 years old. Another woman went with them either as a nanny or as an Amharic teacher.

The adoptive parent’s name most probably was “Odel.” She was from France. She brought Seblewongel to Ethiopia for two consecutive visits and the sisters were able to see her. On the last visit the lady gave her email to Kasanesh, who tried to connect with her. However, since she did not have an email account at the time, a bigger girl in the house helped her to connect with the adoptive parent. Later she lost contact with that specific girl and she also lost the paper she has the email on. Seblewongel might remember her siblings

The parents were alive when the 3 sisters were put in the orphanage.

ስለ ጉዲፈቻ ቤተሰቦች መረጃ (የጉዲፈቻ ቤተሰቦቹ ስም፣ ስለቤተሰቡ የሚያውቁት ማንኛውም አይነት ነገር) / Give information about adoptive family

Kasanesh remember that the lady was kind. Whenever she brought Seblewongel to Ethiopia she used to take the 2 older sisters to hotel so that they can spend some time with her.

ስለ ህጻናት ማሳደጊያ ድርጅቱ መረጃ / Orphanage and Care Center Information

የህጻናት ማሳደጊያው ስም / Name of orphanage or care center SOS Enfants Etiopie – Toukoul Orphanage

የህጻናት ማሳደጊያው ሌሎች ሰራተኞች / Other orphanage or care center workers Yemisrach, Yonas, and Dr Achameyelesh was the one who took care of the children’s health in the orphanage.

የህጻናት ማሳደጊያው ያለበት ወይም የነበረበት ከተማ / City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa

ስለ ማደጎ(ጉዲፈቻ) አስፈጻሚው ድርጅት መረጃ / Adoption Agency Information

ማደጎ(ጉዲፈቻ)ውን ያስፈጸመው ድርጅት / Adoption agency that processed the adoption Unknown

ህጻኑ(ኗ) ማደጎ(ጉዲፈቻ) የተሰጠበት(የተሰጠችበት) ሃገር / Country to which child was adopted France

የውጪ ጉዲፈቻ ኤጀንሲ ተወካይ ስም ማነው? / What is foreign adoption agency representative name? Possibly Les Amis Enfants du Monde (AEM)

ኢትዮጵያዊ ቤተሰብ /የወላጅ አድራሻ ማለትም፤ ወረዳ፣ ቀበሌ፣ የአካባቢው ልዩ መጠሪያ ስም፣( ለምሳሌ ቦሳ ቃጫ፣ ቆንቶ፣ ጉልጉላ ወዘተ) በአቅራቢያ ያለ የመንግስት ተቋም ( ለምሳሌ ጤና ጣቢያ፣ የቀበሌ ጽ/ቤት፣ ትም/ቤት ወዘተ) የአካባቢው ሁኔታ( ተራራማ ፣ ሜዳማ፣ ጨፌ ወዘተ) በአካባቢው ያለ የህዝብ መገልገያ ( ለምሳሌ ገበያ) አካባቢው ከዋና ከተማ ያለበት አቅጣጫ (ወደ ሰሜን፣ ደቡብ ወዘተ) እንዲሁም ከዋና ከተማ ያለው ርቀት / Location of Ethiopian family including Woreda, Kebele, specific area name (Kacha, Konto, Gulgula), any government facilities near the area (health center, Kebele office, school, etc.) landmarks (mountain, flat area, etc), public facilities (market), direction from main town (north/south/east/west), distance from main town, etc.
Addis Ababa

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