Country of Origin

These are groups setup and run by intercountry adoptees for adoptees from a particular country of origin (birth country), group of countries, or continent.


Adopted & Fostered Adults of the African Diaspora (AFAAD)

Adoptés d’Afrique – La Voix des Adoptés (French language)


Adoptees from Asia (AFA)

Asian Adoptees of Canada

Bamboo EDOO (for east and south east asian adoptees, adopted in Quebec or living in the province, for adoptees originating from the agency “Enfants D’Orient” (EDOO))

Subtle Asian Adoptee Traits (SAAT)

The Universal Asian (magazine)


Adopterede fra Bangladesh (based in Denmark)

Roots in Bangladesh (assists with Searching)

Shapla (based in the Netherlands, assists with Searching)


Network of Bolivian Adoptees

SKBoliviaLink (for Bolivian adoptees from the Salomon Klein orphanage)


Adopted from Brazil

Adopted from Brazil in Israel

Association Francaise des Adoptes du Brésil (French language)

Brazil Baby Affair


Adult Adoptees of Cambodia

DNA Cambodia (for searching with DNA)


Québec – Adoptés à la Crèche – Creche adoptees – Adoptados de la Creche (for intercountry adoptees sent out of Quebec)


Adopted from Chile (Swedish based group)

Chilean Adoptees Germany

Chilean Adoptees Worldwide (CAW) (with special focus on the 1970 – 1990 irregular adoptions from Chile; also assists with family searches)


Adopteen Austin (based in Austin, USA for teenage intercountry adoptees)

British Chinese Adoptees: a subgroup of CACH-ALL

Chinese Adoptees in Quebec

China’s Children International (CCI)

CCI Birth Parent Searching and Reunion Group

CCI UK & Ireland

Chinese Adoptee Alliance and website (based in New York, USA formerly FCCNY, entirely adoptee led today)

Sisters of China (based in Washington, USA)

Soft Gong (based in Quebec, Canada)

Stichting Adoptiepedia (based in the Netherlands for Chinese and Taiwanese adoptees)

Nanchang Project (founded by adoptive parents, co-led today with adoptees, facilitates search and reunion with Chinese families)

Whatever Next (based in the UK)


Adopted from Colombia

Adopted from Colombia to Australia

Colombian Adopted in Spain

Decoding Origins

Geadopteerde Colombianen in België (Adoptees from Colombia in Belgium and Netherlands)

Norsk-Colombianos Forening (based in Norway)

Plan Angel Colombia (for Search & Reunification)

Plan Angel France

The Aftermath: Stories of Victims of Illegal Colombian Adoptions

Volunteers in Colombia (NGO based in Netherlands but operating in Colombia)


Adopted from Ecuador


Des Racines Naissent Des Ailes (Roots are Born Wings, led by adoptees but not adoptee only organisation)

Ethiopian Adoptees of Adelaide (South Australia, Australia)

Ethiopian Adoptees of the Diaspora (based in Netherlands)

Ethiopian Adult Adoptees in Australia

Lifetime Stories Ethiopian Adoptees

Tous les adoptés d’Ethiopie, l’Erythrée et de Djibouti (French language)

Zemed Care (based in Belgium)


Geborener Deutscher


Greek Orphans Seeking Answers (GOSA)

Greek Born Adoptees (based in Australia)

The Eftychia Project (based in the USA)

Roots Research Centre (based in Greece)


Adoptados de Guatemala, Adoptiert aus Guatemala (based in Germany)

Adoptees with Guatemalan Roots (based in USA with a global focus)

Canadian-Guatemalan Adoptee Connect

Next Generation Guatemala (based in USA)

Racines Perdues – Enfants du Guatemala FB group (Lost Roots of Guatemala, based in Belgium with global focus on illicit/illegal adoptions) and website


Adoptés d’Haïti – Association Francaise des Adoptés d’Haïti (French, public page)

Adoptés D’Haïti – Association Francaise des Adoptés d’Haïti (French, adoptee group)

Haitian Adoptees (based in Australia)

Plan Kiskeya Foundation (based in the Netherlands, specialising in searching via DNA)

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Adult Adoptees (HKAA)

Hong Kong Adoptees Network (HKAN)



b india belgen geadopteerd uit India (based in Belgium)

Belangengroep Indiaas Geadopteerden Nederland (based in Netherlands)

DNA India Adoptees

Lost Sarees

MilkBox Project (based in Netherlands)

Voices of Adoptees from India


Adopterade från Indonesien till Sverige (based in Sweden)

Adoptie uit Indonesia (based in the Netherlands for DNA testing made avail to Indonesian mothers) – their FB groups for adoptees from Mulia and Pangkuan Silik

Indonesian Adoptees Worldwide (based in The Netherlands)

International Group for Indonesian Adoptees

Stichting Mijn Roots (based in The Netherlands for Search & Reunification)


Iranian Adoptees Worldwide


DnAdozione (for DNA testing)



325Kamra (for free KAD DNA testing)

Adoptee Hub (based in the USA)

Also Known As  (AKA)

Arierang (based in Netherlands)

Australian Korean Rights Group (AUSKRG) creating a case at the Korean Truth and Reconciliation Commission

British Korean Adoptees (contact ICAV to be put in contact – they are a private group)

Belgium Adoptees of Korea (BAK)

Danish Korean Right Group creating a case at the Korean Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Global Overseas Adoptee’s Link (GOAL) post adoption support services funded by the Korean government for all overseas Korean adoptees

Human Rights Beyond Borders a legal centre for Korean adoptees

Ibyang International Network

Information Centre on Restoration of Korean Citizenship by KADs

International Korean Adoptee Associations (IKAA)

Jeong (Korean adoptees in Belgium)

KAD Village Group

Korean Adoptee Jews

Korean @doptees Worldwide

Korean Adoptees of Chicago (KAtCH)

Korean Adoptees in Australia Network (KAIAN)

Korean American Adoptee Network  (KAAN)

Koreani Adopttivi Italiana Organizzati (KAIO)

Koreanische Adoptierte in Deutschland (KAD)

Koreanische Adoptierte Deutschland e.V (KAD) and their website

Norwegian Korean Rights Group (NKRG) creating a case at the Korean Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Racines Coréennes (RC)

Swedish Korean Adoptee’s Network (SKAN)

The Adoptee Group



Badael Alternatives (activity suspended until further notice)

Born in Lebanon (for Search & Reunification)

Macedonia (Former Yugoslavia)

Macedonian/Yugo Adoptees Searching for Bio Family & Truth (English)


Malaysian Adoptees Support Group (based in the UK)


Collectif des Adoptés Français du Mali (based in France)


Connecting Nepalese Adoptive Families (Spanish)


Adopté es Péruvien de la francophonie (French language based)

Adoptierte aus Peru (based in Germany)

Peruvian Adoptees Worldwide

Network of Peruvian Adoptees (to speak out about past abuses in Peruvian adoptions)


Adoptee Kwento Kwento

Filipino Adoptees Network (FAN)

Filipino Adoptees Network Unite


Army of Adopted Romanians (based in Canada)

Orphelins de Roumanie (French language)

United Adoptees of Romania


I’m Adopted

Russian Adoptee Hub


Les Adoptés du Rwanda (based in France)

Rwanda en Zo Veel Meer (based in the Netherlands)

South America

Adoptees of South & Latin America

Sri Lanka

Adoptes Du Sri Lanka (based in France; assisting mothers in Sri Lanka looking for their children)

Asela’s Family Search Service (search service for Sri Lankan adoptees)

Back to the Roots (based in Switzerland for Swiss based adoptees; provides DNA kits to mothers in Sri Lanka)

Empreintes Vivantes (based in Belgium for Sri Lankan adoptees who speak French)

Geadopteerd uit Sri Lanka (based in Belgium and focused on searching)

Les enfants de Ceylan (based in France)

People Adopted from Sri Lanka (based in UK)

Sri Lanka Family Project (a search database based off adoption paperwork to link mothers searching with adoptees)

Sri Lankan Adoptees (based in Australia)


Taiwanese Adoptees

Stichting Adoptiepedia (based in the Netherlands for Chinese and Taiwanese adoptees)


Back to the Roots Thailand (based in Sweden)

Thai Adoptees Worldwide


Italiadoption (for intercountry adoptees sent out of America to Italy)


90’s Vietnamese Adoptees

Adopted Vietnamese International (AVI)

Adoptés du Vietnam – La Voix Des Adoptés (based in France)

Amérasiens du Vietnam / Amerasians from Vietnam (based in France)

First Generation of Vietnamese Adoptees

Operation Reunite (for DNA testing of GI parentage)

Vietnamese Adoptee Network (VAN)

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