Categorie: News Articles

When filial love broke barriers of time, distance

Source: http://m.deccanherald.com ASHWINI Y S, BENGALURU, OCT 25, 2016 Swedish woman Jyothi Svah (second from left, foreground) with her new-found family, including her biological father Dasharath Rao, her brother Maruthi, Rao’s second wife, their daughter and granddaughter. “The pain I had endured for the last 23 years has now come to an end,” said this overjoyed… Lees meer »

Germany-based adopted woman’s search for her mother ends in Pune

Source: http://indianexpress.com Shireen Alpa Potthast, a social worker in Germany, tracks down her biological mother in a village Written by Garima Rakesh Mishra | Pune | Updated: June 9, 2016 3:04 am Shireen Alpa Potthast at a restaurant in the city after meeting her mother. (Express Photo by Arul Horizon) Sipping a glass of fresh lime… Lees meer »

Centre lifts adoption veil

Source: http://www.telegraphindia.com Ananya Sengupta New Delhi, April 30: Arun Dohle took 17 years to find his biological mother. Dohle, 43, was two months old when his mother surrendered him to a Pune-based adoption agency. A couple from Germany later adopted him. Years later, when he returned to India to search for his biological mother, the agency… Lees meer »

‘Meeting my mother after 42 years was a miracle’

Source: http://www.bbc.com By Geeta Pandey BBC News, Delhi 14 March 2016 Elisabet Purve-Jorendal was born in India and given away for adoption in 1973 when she was less than six months old. A Swedish couple adopted her when she was two-and-a-half years old and gave her a new life. Forty-two years later, she tracked down her… Lees meer »

Given up at birth, she found mother after 42 yrs

Source: http://epaperbeta.timesofindia.com Oct 09 2015 : The Times of India (Delhi) Ambika Pandit Four days before she turned 42, Elizabet Purve, a Swedish national with roots in India, got the birthday gift of her life. Her two-decade-long search for her biological mother ended in a Maharashtra village on September 12. Elizabet was lucky . Many Indians… Lees meer »

ACT in the NEWS: Raining Happiness

ACT’s work on re-connecting adoptees and their families often brings us stress, worries, financial hardship. In short it costs us blood, sweat and tears. But this weekend it was, once again, raining happiness: NAGPUR: It was raining happiness when Varsha , 29, finally met her biological mother in a nondescript village in Bhandara district. It… Lees meer »

`I finally found my mother after looking for a decade’

Source: http://epaperbeta.timesofindia.com Oct 29 2014 : Mirror (Pune) Kaumudi Gurjar TWEET @ThePuneMirror Given up for adoption to a German couple, a psychiatrist finally managed to locate her biological mother after a tedious search spanning two continents and 10 years It’s been a 10-year-long search for Swati, a psychiatrist from Germany, to find her biological mother. After… Lees meer »

Given up for adoption at birth, a young woman reclaims her life

Source: http://indianexpress.com Monisha in Goa earlier this year Monisha in Goa earlier this year Posted: October 26, 2014 By Monisha My name is Monisha. I’m 29 years old and I was brought up in the Netherlands. I was born in a government hospital in Sawantwadi, Maharashtra, in May 1985. My mother was raped when she was… Lees meer »