How long will I sponsor my child?

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Marty Wells

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It is with deep regret that after over nine years of sponsoring a child, I can no longer continue to do so financially. How do I end my sponsorship? Thanks!
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Different Topic Please reference the new topic here: How do I end my sponsorship?
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Length of Sponsorship.


I thought I received a letter this summer indicating that Valentina was completing her schooling and would be leaving the program. But I still receive contribution statements-- although the picture of the child on the statement is no longer Valentina. Has something changed? If not, how much longer will the sponsorship last? I know she is almost 20. She is in Indonesia
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Hi Tory! Some children are ready to leave after high school graduation. Others decide to
stay for extra vocational training. Adolescents in Indonesia are required to complete our program at least before their twenty-second birthday. This means that she would have until she is twenty-two but could complete before then should she decide. It looks like Valentina graduated high school this last year. However, she has decided to stay in the program for more vocational training and college courses. Her anticipated completion date from our program is around April of 2016. Once Valentina reaches her final planned year in the program, we will send you reminders and information so that you may prepare to say goodbye.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
at what age do we quit sponsoring our child. John is 19.
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At what age does sponsorship end?.


I've been sponsoring a child for many years now and wondered now that he is 19 when that sponsorship ends? I saw a thread or two on here discussing college options. Unfortunately we will not have the funds to consider that option but I guess I'm just wondering when I need to say goodbye and what the process is for the child after sponsorship is over? Thank you for your time.
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What age does a child leave the program?.
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Hi Zack! It looks like your sponsored child is looking to complete the program around October of 2016. In Ethiopia, adolescents have to graduate by age twenty-two. 
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At what point will my sponsorship end?.


My sponsored child will be 21 in Feb. at what point will it end?
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Carrie, It looks like your sponsored child is looking to graduate around February. As soon as she officially graduates we will give you a phone call and send you a letter to notify you. At that point, you will be able to send a final letter and/or a final gift if you'd like to. 
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Thank you for replying.
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How long will I sponsor my child?.


I have 2 children I'm sponsoring. One is 20 and the other is 21. At what age will they complete the program? What happens when they complete it?
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How long will I sponsor my child? Is there an age that my child will reach that I no longer sponsor them?.


I have sponsored my child for 13 years and she will turn 18 this year. At what age does my sponsorship end?
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How long does a sponsorship last?.


I am running into financial troubles, but I have asked my parents if they would like to take over as my child's sponsors. They were curious as to how long the sponsorship lasts because they currently give support to other areas of ministry. I want to assure Elizabeth will be taken care of if I choose to step down as her sponsor.

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