How long will it take for the first payment to happen?

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I just registered for my sponsorship, and in my account area, it says payment need by December 2014. When will that payment go through? Is there somewhere I can view that? Or do I have to do it? If so, how?

Also, if I send him a "financial" birthday gift, what exactly will he get?
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It usually takes a few days for my online payments to process, so if you made your first months payment you should be ok!
Sending financial gifts for birthdays or "just because" is great...I've had kids but livestock like chickens and goats. They've bought clothing, food, blankets, mattresses, etc. one of my boys always bought an outfit and a candy for his birthday.
I have one boy that every time I send a family gift he buys more iron sheeting for his home. It's really amazing how far these gifts can go.
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Hi James! It looks like your first donation processed on December 19th :). Thank you so much for choosing to sponsor Wilson and welcome to the Compassion family! Feel free to view your first months contribution by logging into your My Account on Once you get to the main page just click on 'Tax Receipts and Giving History' on the left hand side. 

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