Ethiopian Mother Searching for Boy Born 1996 and given to Kidane Mehret Orphanage as Newborn Adopted to France

Ethiopian Mother, Banchi, searching for male born in 1996. He was relinquished to the Kidane Mehret Orphanage by mother’s relative named, Debebe, when he was only 3 days old. The family was told he was adopted some time after this possibly in 1996 or 1997 to France.

Submitted by Ethiopian Family searching for child

Child’s Information 

Gender of Child Male

Ethnicity of Child Amhara

Additional information about child’s ethnicity Born in Addis Ababa

Year of child’s birth 1996

Name of child at the time of adoption  Gudu Kassa

Ethiopian family members’ names Debebe, Genet

Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months

Year child entered a care center or orphanage 1996

Age of child at adoption – best guess as to real age 0-12 months

Year child was adopted 1996

Additional information about the child The child was a newborn when given to Kidane Meheret Orphanage center in Addis Ababa by a person name Debebe. The mother doesn’t remember the details of the situation. She was still in the hospital while the child was taken 3 days after birth. Debebe was told that the child was adopted to France after some time in the orphanage.

Adoption Agency Information

Adoption agency through which the child was processed Unknown

Country to which the child was adopted France

Orphanage/care center #1

Orphanage or care center through which the child was processed Kidane Miheret

Region and Zone of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa 

City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa

Information for Relinquished Children

Name of person who relinquished child Debebe

Relationship of person who relinquished child Relative to mother

City/town where child was relinquished Addis Ababa

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