Ethiopian Mother Looking for Son Adopted to France in 1985

Photo of Kelemua Kebede, child's mother
Photo of Kelemua Kebede, child’s mother

Photo of Kelemua Kebede, child's mother

Ethiopian Mother Kelemua Kebede looking for her son adopted to France in 1985 through Kidane Meheret Catholic School or Children’s Home

“She longs to see her son so much and hold his hands. Know how a mother loves her children.”

 

 

 

Submitted by Ethiopian mother searching for child

Child’s Information

Gender of Child male

Year of child’s birth Sometime in the 1970 ‘s

Birth Name of Child Seifu Getachew Dinku

Information known about adoptive family Adopted to France

Age when child entered care center or orphanage UNKNOWN

Year child entered a care center or orphanage 1979

Age of child at adoption Unknown, possibly older than 6

Year child was adopted 1985 

Additional information about siblings Three sisters: Roman, Elleni and Tigist

Additional information about the child Ethiopian mother was forced by life situations to give her child for adoption.

Mother’s Name: Kelemua Kebede

January 1979 – child given to Kidane Meheret Catholic School at Menagesha
June 1985 – child adopted by a French family

Kelemua, the child’s mother, was forced to lie to the church about being his mother. She was instructed to say that his mother had passed away and she was raising him.

Adoption Agency Information

Adoption agency through which the child was processed Adopted to France, agency unknown

Country to which the child was adopted France

Orphanage/care center #1

Orphanage or care center through which the child was processed Kidane Mehret Catholic School or Children’s Home

Additional information about this orphanage or care center This child may have been in Kidane Mehret Catholic School. It is unclear if this is the same place as the Children’s Home

Information on Child Given for Adoption

Name of person who relinquished the child Kelemua Kebede

Relationship of person who relinquished the child mother

Organization that received the child Kidane Mehret Catholic School or Children’s Home or an organization from France

Additional information that could be useful in making a match

This child’s Ethiopian mother was forced by life situations to give her child for adoption.

Mother’s Name: Kelemua Kebede

January 1979 – child given to Kidane Meheret Catholic School at Menagesha. Possibly Kidane Mehret Children’s Home

June 1985 – child adopted by a French family

Kelemua, the child’s mother, was forced to lie to the church about being his mother. She was instructed to say that his mother had passed away and she was raising him.

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