Military coup in Burkina Faso

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Mathieu is the child I sponsor in Burkina Faso.  There has just been a military coup in that country and I would like to pray with all the other sponsors of children in Burkina Faso.  Please join this conversation and let me know you are out there praying with me.  Let's be a virtual community and pray with each other for the community where our children live together. 
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Laura Anne Waller

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KristenH, Champion

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Laura I have a child in the capital of BF and am joining you in prayer. Thank you for starting this thread.
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Elizabeth York

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Hi Laura! Prayer is such a powerful thing. My parents sponsor 6 year old Elisabeth from Burkina Faso. I will be in prayer for the children who live there and for their sponsors. :)
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Laura Anne Waller

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I'm getting Google Alert feeds on the situation . . . Do you know any other way we could network with other BF child sponsors to get the word out?  Would really like to build a community.
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Laura Anne Waller

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I put this out on my FB timeline . . . My name is Laura Anne Waller on FB if you'd like to friend me.
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Emily

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Laura, I just sent an invitation to your email :). We're excited to have you as part of this community! When you accept the invitation through your email, we'll accept you into the group! 
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KristenH, Champion

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Laura, there is a Facebook group for sponsors. If you email socialmedia@compassion.com someone will send you an invite!
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Laura Anne Waller

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Thanks, Kristen!
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Jennifer Collette

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We sponsor 5 year old Balkissa in BF. In prayer with you! I would also like to be in Facebook group... we sponsor 5 children in different areas. Are there individual groups or just one?
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Adam

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Hi Jennifer! Welcome to this community! :) There is just one private Facebook group for sponsors and correspondents that I know of and Emily or Sarah, the ladies at Compassion who monitor this community, would be able to add you probably first thing on Monday morning. I believe they can look up the email that you used to register for this site and send you an invitation so you wont need to do a thing. :) Have a great weekend! P.S. You're AWESOME for sponsoring 5 kids!!! :)
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Jennifer Collette

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Thank you Adam for the great info, I appreciate it! We have 4 kids in different parts of Africa and 1 child in Ecuador. I have 3 kids and I had each one of them choose a child to sponsor and then my husband and I also each sponsor a child. I have 3 step daughters also and would like to be able to add 3 more sponsor kids, but the funds just aren't there yet :) have a great evening !
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Adam

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That is so cool, Jennifer! You are making a huge difference in the lives of these kids you and your husband sponsor and in the lives of your own kids as well! :) It sounds like you have your hands full! God bless you for sponsoring all of these kids and taking the time to do that with your kids. That really is awesome that you do that. Have a great evening as well, Jennifer!
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Hi Jennifer! We are so glad you have joined this community! I have sent you an invite to the Compassion Correspondent Facebook group by email. You should see it in your inbox soon. The Facebook group is a great way to interact with other passionate sponsors and get amazing letter ideas. Hope you enjoy it! Emily, Susan, and I are also available on there to answer any questions you have. :) 

Thank you for getting your kids involved with Compassion. I love to hear that families still encourage their children to each pick out a child to sponsor. My family did that when I was young! It has been one of the biggest blessings in my life. :)
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Adam

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Hi Laura! What a great idea to start this forum to be in prayer for these kiddos and their families and the country of Burkina Faso! Thank you so much for doing this. I know that you are probably very worried about your sponsored boy and his family. I was thinking when I read this that just the fact that you were aware of this situation tells me that you are such a great sponsor! :) I will be praying alongside you and these other sponsors for the situation in Burkina Faso and especially for Mathieu and all of the other children that have been mentioned here.
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I will be praying to I have a boy Jonathan in Burkina Faso.

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