Sponsor child's sister

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On a recent sponsor trip to Bolivia, I met with my sponsor child Santos Cruz and his beautiful sister Hilaria. I was told that Hilaria had been registered with Compassion before the family moved to Cochabamba, but when they moved her status as a registered child did not transfer to the new project (although Santos' did). The tutor said that if I was willing to sponsor Hilaria she would be re-registered with the program, in spite of her current age. Hilaria is perfectly wonderful and my husband and I absolutely want to sponsor her. How can we make this happen?
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Rachel Hoffman

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Katherine

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Hi Rachel! I'm so glad that you had the experience of meeting your sponsored kiddo and his family :). I am sending an inquiry to the Bolivia office to let them know that you would very much like to sponsor Hilaria. We'll let you know when we receive a reply. Thank you so much for your heart for these kiddos! 
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I realise it's only been about a month and these things take time, but I wanted to check to see: had there been any progress in getting Hilaria signed up and on my account yet? She's just so perfectly wonderful and clearly meant to be my child. Do we have any idea how long this will take?
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Hi Rachel! Our team in Bolivia is still working on this for us, but should get back to us with the result at the beginning of the year. I know how excited you've been about this opportunity! I will be the one to contact you as soon as they have answered us :).
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Are we making any progress on making Hilaria a part of our Compassion family?
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Rachel, we are very sorry as we found that Hilaria is not eligible to be sponsored because she is sixteen years old. Our policy is to register children up to ten years old so that they can spend an adequate amount of time in our program and be mentored and molded before leaving the program. The field staff have assured us that although Hilaria is not officially in the Compassion program, she is being supported by the church and is welcome to participate in most of the Compassion activities. 

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