Adoptee Search: Girl Born 1973 Amhara Region Adopted to Sweden Through Adoptionscentrum via Unknown Orphanage


Female Adoptee, born 1973, searching for her Ethiopian family. She was found abandoned as an infant in Amhara Region in 1973 and placed in an unknown orphanage. She was adopted in 1973 or 1974 to Sweden through Adoptionscentrum. Submitted by Adoptee Child’s Information Gender of Child Girl Year of child’s birth Born in 1973 Name … Continue reading Adoptee Search: Girl Born 1973 Amhara Region Adopted to Sweden Through Adoptionscentrum via Unknown Orphanage

Ethiopian Family Search for Selam and Tesfahun Adopted in 1995 to France


Ethiopian family search for Selam and Tesfahun Teshome adopted in 1995. They were ages 4 and 2 at the time. Their mother Wibit gave them for adoption in difficult times. They were adopted to France. መረጃውን ያስገባው / Submitted by ኢትዮጵያውያን ቤተሰብ / Ethiopian Family ስለ ህጻኑ(ኗ) መረጃ / Child’s Information የህጻኑ(ኗ) ጾታ Gender of … Continue reading Ethiopian Family Search for Selam and Tesfahun Adopted in 1995 to France

Ethiopian Family Search Girl Adopted to Italy via Bahir Dar Town Social Affairs Bureau at 5 years old


Ethiopian Family searching for girl, Selamawit Abeje, born around 1993 and adopted to Italy in 1999, documented on paper as 5 years old at time of adoption. The child’s mother, Wubayehu, died shortly after giving birth. The maternal grandmother, Zerefe, relinquished the child due to economic reasons.  The child was relinquished to the Bahir Dar … Continue reading Ethiopian Family Search Girl Adopted to Italy via Bahir Dar Town Social Affairs Bureau at 5 years old

Ethiopian Family Search for Kalkidan and Netsanet Adopted to France in 2001


Ethiopian mother Megenagna is searching for her two daughters who are now adults, Kalkidan and Netsanet. The girls came from Bahir Dar and the adoptions were processed by the Social Affairs Bureau in 2001. Kalkidan was 8 and Netsanet was 6. መረጃውን ያስገባው / Submitted by ኢትዮጵያውያን ቤተሰብ / Ethiopian Family ስለ ህጻኑ(ኗ) መረጃ / … Continue reading Ethiopian Family Search for Kalkidan and Netsanet Adopted to France in 2001

Ethiopian Family Search for Two Girls Adopted to France in 2010


Ethiopian Family Search for two children adopted to France, Bitsat and Besawit, in 2010. Bitsat was estimated at 6 years old and Bezawit 2 years at the time of adoption. The family is from Gondar. It is believed the mother is alive. መረጃውን ያስገባው / Submitted by ኢትዮጵያውያን ቤተሰብ / Ethiopian Family ስለ ህጻኑ(ኗ) መረጃ … Continue reading Ethiopian Family Search for Two Girls Adopted to France in 2010

Adoptee Search: Girl Born 2008 Adopted to USA from Bahir Dar in 2008 through World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP) (USA)


Adoptive Parent searching for Ethiopian family of girl, named Fasika or Fasiki, born 2008 in Bahir Dar. The child was abandoned and found in a restaurant by people working there. Fasika was placed in Bête Hitsanet orphanage and adopted to the USA through World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP) (USA). Submitted by Adoptive Parent … Continue reading Adoptee Search: Girl Born 2008 Adopted to USA from Bahir Dar in 2008 through World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP) (USA)

Adoptee Search – Girl from Gondar Adopted to France at Age 6 in 1992 via Azozo Shelter


Adoptee Search – Girl Tsehaye Zegaye from Gondar area, possibly Ebnat / Ebinat, was born in 1986. Her Ethiopian parents are Zegeye and (possibly) Kelemua. Tsehai was in Azozo Shelter for 1 year prior to being adopted at age 6. She was declared an orphan by the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs. She was … Continue reading Adoptee Search – Girl from Gondar Adopted to France at Age 6 in 1992 via Azozo Shelter

Family search: Boy Born 1992 or 1993 in Bahir Dar Adopted to Italy in 2000


Boy named Gezachew W. was born in 1992 or 1993. Shortly after birth, his father died. His mother was unable to care for him and the Bahir Dar Town Social Affairs Bureau facilitated his adoption to Italy in 2000. መረጃውን ያስገባው / Submitted by ኢትዮጵያውያን ቤተሰብ / Ethiopian Family ስለ ህጻኑ(ኗ) መረጃ / Child’s Information … Continue reading Family search: Boy Born 1992 or 1993 in Bahir Dar Adopted to Italy in 2000

Family Search: Girl Born 2001 in Bahir Dar Adopted to France in 2003


Girl named Sentayehu was born in 2001 in Bahir Dar. Her mother died and her father could not care for her. The Bahir Dar Town Social Affairs Bureau facilitated her adoption to France under her uncle’s name.  መረጃውን ያስገባው / Submitted by ኢትዮጵያውያን ቤተሰብ / Ethiopian Family ስለ ህጻኑ(ኗ) መረጃ / Child’s Information የህጻኑ(ኗ) ጾታ … Continue reading Family Search: Girl Born 2001 in Bahir Dar Adopted to France in 2003