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Child development centers in Nairobi?
My husband and kids and I visited one of the Compassion Experience trucks this past weekend. It was phenomenal! It really opened my kids ...
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How long will my child be in the program?
I sponsor a child in Tanzania. How long will he be in the program?
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Can I keep in contact with my child after they graduate?
When my child completes the program, what happens? Will I still get to correspond with them?
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Compensation At The Top
Looking at your 2013 990, I see your new president was being paid about $420,000 which is about twice the $216,000 you paid the former pr...
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When should I send my child a gift?
My child has a birthday next month. Will he get my gift and letter in time?
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16yr. old dropped due to pregnancy-why would Compassion do this?
Why+would+Compassion+drop+my+sponsorship+of+10+years+to++my+16+year+old+girl+who+is+now+pregnant?+Doesn't+she+need+our+compassion+more+th...
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Not happy about choosing this sponsorship conpany.
We have recieved one very minimal form letter from our sponsored child. No reply to the online letters we wrote. No reply to the two pack...
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Correspondent list
Could you please tell me where I am on the list for a correspondent child? Thanks.
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How do I cancel my sponsorship?
I need to cancel my sponsorship. How do I do that? (This is a new post created from an older conversation. Please note that we will peri...
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letter I received from my sponsored child
I was excited to receive a letter from my sponsored child, but it was not translated in order for me to read it. Is there something that ...
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New Child Videos
With the arrival of more profile videos of kids waiting for sponsors (if people want to search, BR417 and PE339 if you haven't seen any y...
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Am I allowed to post photos of my child on Social Media?
Is it acceptable for me to post a photo of my sponsored child on my Facebook page?  I have shared with friends and family that I am spons...
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Accuracy of Translation
How accurate will the new machine translation be? I have higher hopes for my letters to our Spanish-speaking children, but I'm especially...
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What happens to the child when a sponsor cancels their sponsorship?
I am just wondering what happens when a sponsor has to cancel their sponsorship. Is the child told right away or do Compassion wait until...
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how can I send non-cash gifts?
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New Letter Guidelines
Hi All! I have an exciting announcement to make! I know this has already been re-posted by other sponsors from the pre-announcement that...
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Compassion in India
We heard that Compassion lost the ability to send funds from the US to India, the country where our sponsored child is living. Can you co...
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How long does it take for my letters to reach my sponsored child?
When I write my sponsored child, how long does it take for them to receive my letter? Is it faster when I write on the website?
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New letter jpeg request
I have received by mail my two letters from Joshua. Each one included a photo of him and a Lady(Mom?) and things they purchased with my g...
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How often should I write to my child?
In a perfect world how much should I write my child? I have plenty of time to write so daily? weekly? monthly? And what is something fun ...
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