Of the estimated 5.5 million orphans in Ethiopia, only a few thousand will be adopted internationally each year.  One organization, KIDMIA, is working inside Ethiopia to find Ethiopian families for Ethiopian children.  Adoption of an unrelated child is not common in the Ethiopian cultureSo KIDMIA works with churches to promote domestic adoption to Ethiopian Christians. 

You can read more about KIDMIA in this recent article:
Organization Pushing for Local Adoptions in Ethiopia
- by Meron Tekleberhan

Or visit their website: www.KIDMIA.org
 


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