Parent Status Changed After Sponsoring Child

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I noticed on the parental status of my sponsor child that her parents are now together. I sponsored this child thinking that her Grandmother was raising her as that is what it said on the sponsor card I received. I wanted a child that didn't have parents to support them. It looks as if now these parents are "available" now that I'm sponsoring their child. Please explain.
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Tammy Sovine-Sevin

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Tammy Sovine-Sevin

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Hi Susan,

Thank you so much for responding to my question.  I understand.  I actually spoke to a Compassion International staff member who was able to help me sponsor an orphan.  I'm excited and anxious to be a part of this child's life!  You all have handled my issues with kindness and grace and it's much appreciated.  It gives me confidence in the CI program.

Thank you,again,
Tammy
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One other thing to note for the future (two more things actually)
Sometimes I've had a child living with a grandmother or an aunt and it said "Mother supportng the child" because this person had raised the child from so long and the child considered them a mother.  They may have even adopted them.

And also, another child of mine had her parents together but her father died and her mum moved out of town to work and my girl moved in with her grandmother.  It took four years (2 updates) for that to be reflected on my account.  I knew about it from letters, but it's possible it wasn't communicated to Compassion headquarters for quite some time. 

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