Country of Origin

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

Africa

Adopted & Fostered Adults of the African Diaspora (AFAAD)

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

Asia

Adoptees from Asia (AFA)

Asian Adult Adoptees of British Columbia (AAABC)

Bangladesh

Shapla (based in The Netherlands) their website 

 

Bolivia

Network of Bolivian Adoptees

Brazil

Adopted from Brazil in Israel

Association Francaise des Adoptes du Brésil

Brazil Baby Affair

Brazilian Adoptees

 

Chile

Adopted from Chile (Swedish based group)

Chilean Adoptees Worldwide (with special focus on the 1970 – 1990 irregular adoptions from Chile)

China

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

Chinese Adoptee Links International (CAL)

Chinese Adoptees in Quebec

China’s Children International (CCI)

FCCNY Young Adults 18+ (Based in USA, New York)

Colombia

Adopted from Colombia

Adopted from Colombia to Australia

Decoding Origins

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

Plan Angel Colombia (for Search & Reunification)

The Aftermath: Stories of Victims of Illegal Colombian Adoptions

Ethiopia

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

Lifetime Stories Ethiopian Adoptees

 

 

Guatemala

Next Generation Guatemala

Racines Perdues (Lost Roots of Guatemala: group based in Belgium)

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Adoptees Network (HKAN)

India

DNA India Adoptees

Herkunftssuche Indien von Adoptierten (HIVA – for Search & Reunification, english & german)

Lost Sarees

Voices of Adoptees from India

Indonesia

Indonesian Adoptees Worldwide (based in The Netherlands)

International Group for Indonesian Adoptees

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

Iran

Iranian Adoptees Worldwide

Italy

DnAdozione (for DNA testing)

Italiadoption

 

Korea

325Kamra (for free KAD DNA testing)

Also Known As  (AKA)

Arierang (Dutch association for Korean Adoptees)

Global Overseas Adoptee’s Link (GOAL)

International Korean Adoptee Associations (IKAA)

Korean @doptees Worldwide

Korean Adoptees 

Korean Adoptees for Teens

Korean Adoptees in Australia Network (KAIAN)

Korean American Adoptee Network  (KAAN)

Koreani Adopttivi Italiana Organizzati (KAIO)

Koreanische Adoptierte in Deutschland (KAD)

Swedish Korean Adoptee’s Network (SKAN)

Truth and Reconciliation for Adoption Community of Korea (TRACK)

Lebanon

Badael Alternatives

Born in Lebanon (for Search & Reunification)

Peru

Adoptierte aus Peru

Peruvian Adoptees Worldwide

Philippines

Filipino Adoptees Network (FAN)

Filipino Adoptees Network Unite

Romania

Beyond Romanian Adoptees International Network

United Adoptees of Romania

Russia

I’m Adopted

Rwanda

Association Adoptees du Rwanda

Sri Lanka

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

Les enfants de Ceylan (based in France)

People Adopted from Sri Lanka

Sri.Lanka-DNA (A collaboration with Family Tree DNA to help mothers find their children and adoptees find relatives in Sri Lanka; provide DNA kits to mothers in Sri Lanka)

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

Sri Lankan Adoptees (based in Australia)

Sri Lankan Mothers Searching for their Children (based in the Netherlands)

 

Taiwan

Taiwanese Adoptees

Thailand

Thai Adoptees Worldwide

Vietnam

Adopted Vietnamese International (AVI)

First Generation of Vietnamese Adoptees

Operation Reunite (for DNA testing of GI parentage)

Vietnam Family Search (for Search & Reunification)

Vietnamese Adoptee Network (VAN)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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