Need Correct Birth date for Sponsored Child

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I am trying to find out the correct birthday for the child I am sponsoring. Currently I have been sent 2 different dates. Please advise.
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Holly Hicks

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Sarah Heacock Schreffler

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Compassion only knows what is told them by the center, who only knows what is told them by the child/child's family.  In other countries, birthday is not nearly as big a deal as it is here.  Here's an article I read recentl from Ghana: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-39859738
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Hello Holly. I apologize for any inconvenience or confusion about your sponsored child's birthday. According to our records, Yady's birth date is, May 1, 2013. This information is provided to us by the child center staff. There is not always an official birth certificate in the developing countries where we serve, so sometimes we find a discrepancy and the information has to be corrected. Many of the children are born at home and not at a hospital. The child center staff receives the birthday information for the child from their parents or guardians when they are enrolled in to the program. 
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Holly Hicks

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Thank you Leah for your reply. I was just a little confused when I received an email in regards to Yady's birthday being on March 1st, when originally everything else said May 1st. Again, thank you.

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