Category: Martijn – parents retraced

Message from Martijn

My name is Martijn and I have a very important message for all Indian adoptees, especially for those that come from the orphanage in Moodabidri! I was born in the orphanage in Moodabidri ( near Mangalore ) in the state of Karnataka . I have had for a long time a desire to find my… Read more »

Dutchman meets biological father in Mumbai

Source: Sep 21, 2013, 05.05AM IST TNN[ Stanley Pinto ] MANGALORE: India-born Dutch national Martijn Boerkamp met his biological father in Mumbai on Wednesday. And the meeting went well. Against Child Trafficking (ACT) consultant Anjali Pawar who did the ground work for the reunion said: “In fact, Martijn’s father said it was a really pleasant… Read more »

India-born adopted Dutchman reunites with family in Moodabidri

Source: Stanley Pinto, TNN | Sep 17, 2013, 10.07 PM IST India-born Dutch national Martijn Boerkamp was adopted by Dutch couple Bertus and Lies Boerkamp in 1982. MANGALORE: In the second such reunion here, India-born Dutch national Martijn Boerkampfinally met his family at Moodabidri on Sunday. The first was German national Eva Dohle who met… Read more »