Why are the children in Ethiopia you have not seen on the UK website?

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Roger Staten

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Adam

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Hi Roger! The children that you see on any of the different websites for the countries that Compassion has offices in are available for sponsorship only on that particular website. However, if you live in the UK but you see a child on the US website that you would like to sponsor then I believe Compassion can have that child transferred to a UK account for you. Were you interested in sponsoring a child on the US website and having them transferred to the UK office?
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Teresa Dawn

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Yes, Adam is right, the children can be transferred.  Children can only be available for sponsorship in one place at a time, because otherwise two people could sponsor the same child at the same time.  I have transferred 3 of my kids from the USA website to the Canadian one so I could sponsor them in Canadian funds.  It took anywhere from 3 days - 1 month for the transfer to be completed.  (You sponsor them ahead of time and then they transfer them)
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Roger Staten

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Hi Adam. That is good. I would like to sponsor Bontu Alemayehu child I D ET3120557. Please .confirm what I now need to do. Thank you. Roger
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Adam

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Hi Roger! Well, welcome to Compassion! :) As Teresa mentioned, the first step in becoming Bontu's sponsor is to go through the process of sponsoring her on the US website, and a US account will be created for you. If you would like to then transfer your account over to the UK office, the ladies at Compassion who manage this community will be able to assist you with that after your US account is all set up. They will be back in the office on Monday. Thank you so much for choosing to bless a child in need!
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Hi Roger! We are thrilled that you want to partner with Compassion to sponsor Bontu! I checked to see if Bontu was still available online, but the website told me that she is currently in the process of being sponsored. Since you and Adam spoke over the weekend, I assume that you were the one who sponsored her :). Once the sponsorship is fully processed and your account is created, I would be happy to transfer your account over to our Compassion UK office. Processing online sponsorships can take a few days, but I'll email you as soon as I see your account created to let you know we can submit the transfer. I know you are going to enjoy getting to invest in this precious little girl's life! Please let me know if there is anything else I can do for you in the meantime. 
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Roger Staten

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Hi Sarah. I did fill out the sponsorship over the weekend so I hope the one you see will be me. Look forward to hearing from you soon. Regards Roger

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