Adoptee Search: Boy Born 2009 in Wolayita Adopted 2011 to USA via International Adoption Net / IAN


Boy named Afework Omoshe Obo was born in 2009 and relinquished in 2010 to Special Mission for Community Based Development in Sodo, Wolayita, SNNPR. He was adopted in 2011 to the USA via International Adoption Net (USA) / IAN. He has many known relatives in Ethiopia.  Submitted by Adoptive Parent Child’s Information Gender of Child … Continue reading Adoptee Search: Boy Born 2009 in Wolayita Adopted 2011 to USA via International Adoption Net / IAN

Adoptee Search: Boy Born 2012 Found in Shashamane Adopted to USA 2013 through Adoption Associates


Adoptive family looking for Ethiopian family. Boy called Semir was born in 2012 and found in Shashamane, Oromia Region. He was in an orphanage in Shashamane and then in Addis Ababa. He was adopted to the USA in 2013 through Adoption Associates. Submitted by Adoptive Parent Child’s Information Gender of Child Boy Year of child’s … Continue reading Adoptee Search: Boy Born 2012 Found in Shashamane Adopted to USA 2013 through Adoption Associates

Adoptee Search: Girl Born 2004 Found in Oromia Region and Adopted to USA in 2005 via Adoption Advocates International


Baby girl was born around August 2004. She was left as a newborn at a police station in Adama in Oromia Region. She was taken to Addis Ababa and adopted to the USA in 2005 through Adoption Advocates International. Submitted by Adoptive Parent Child’s Information Gender of Child Girl Year of child’s birth 2004 Age … Continue reading Adoptee Search: Girl Born 2004 Found in Oromia Region and Adopted to USA in 2005 via Adoption Advocates International

Adoptee Search: Boy Born 2003 Found in Addis Ababa at age 5 Adopted to USA at age 11 through Bethany Christian Services


Adoptive family searching for Ethiopian family. Boy named Million was born in 2003. He became lost in Addis Ababa at age 5 and entered a care home in 2008. He spoke Oromo at that time and was the only child of a family that kept animals.  He was adopted to the USA at age 11 … Continue reading Adoptee Search: Boy Born 2003 Found in Addis Ababa at age 5 Adopted to USA at age 11 through Bethany Christian Services

Adoptee Search: Boy Born 2011 Found Oromia Region and Adopted to USA in 2012 through Holt International


Adoptive family searching for Ethiopian family of a boy born in 2011 and found in Sashamene, Oromia Region. Mother was seen with newborn. Boy was adopted in 2012 to the United States through Holt International.  Submitted by Adoptive Parent  Child’s Information Gender of Child Boy Year of child’s birth 2011 Name of child at the … Continue reading Adoptee Search: Boy Born 2011 Found Oromia Region and Adopted to USA in 2012 through Holt International

Adoptee Search: Boy Born 2009 Adopted 2011 to USA via International Adoption Net / IAN


Boy named Shambel Shenko was born in 2009. He was relinquished by his mother, Marta / Martha in Sidama, formerly Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People’s Region / SNNPR in 2010. After that he was in Shalom Orphanage in Debub Omo / South Omo. He was adopted to the USA in 2011 through International Adoption Net … Continue reading Adoptee Search: Boy Born 2009 Adopted 2011 to USA via International Adoption Net / IAN

Adoptee Search: Girl Born 2004 Adopted in 2007 to USA via Americans for African Adoptions / AFAA


Girl, possibly named Mekfira, was born in 2004. Her mother was Zemzem and her older brother was Fuad. Her mother lived in Harar at some point. Mekfira was in an orphanage in Addis Ababa and was adopted to the USA via Americans for African Adoptions / AFAA in 2007. Submitted by Adoptive Parent Child’s Information … Continue reading Adoptee Search: Girl Born 2004 Adopted in 2007 to USA via Americans for African Adoptions / AFAA

Ethiopian Family Search: Boy Named Biniam Born 2007 Adopted 2008 from Addis Ababa


Ethiopian father searching for son Biniam born in 2007. Biniam was given for adoption by his mother. He was adopted in 2008 from Addis Ababa. He may be in the United States or Austria or possibly Australia.  መረጃውን ያስገባው / Submitted by ኢትዮጵያውያን ቤተሰብ / Ethiopian Family ስለ ህጻኑ(ኗ) መረጃ / Child’s Information የህጻኑ(ኗ) ጾታ … Continue reading Ethiopian Family Search: Boy Named Biniam Born 2007 Adopted 2008 from Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Family Search: Sibling Set of 3 adopted in 2013 to USA via Bethzatha Children’s Home Association


Ethiopian family searching for 3 siblings. Minilik / Menelik Tadese (boy), Dejen Tadese (boy), and Tsigereda Tadese (girl) were born in 2005, 2007, and 2010, respectively. Their father died and their mother was not able to take care of them alone. The children were at the Bethsaida orphanage in Addis Ababa and were adopted to … Continue reading Ethiopian Family Search: Sibling Set of 3 adopted in 2013 to USA via Bethzatha Children’s Home Association