How can a young child who doesn't go to school write to you?

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Hi, I am going to sponsor a child. Honestly, I was just going to pick the first child I saw who has been waiting more than 6 months. He is only 4 years old, and does not go to school. I was wondering how he would be able to write? Thank you.
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I just got my first letter from a 4 year old boy I sponsor.

It was just a simple form letter, but he personalized it by coloring. A very cute solution to the problem of children too young to write. An adult asked him some questions, which were on the letter, and he checked boxes with responses in crayon. I expect I'll get similar letters for years. My own kids couldn't produce a passable letter until they were much older, and they're very familiar with the concept of correspondence. To some of these kids, it's totally foreign!

I think the important thing is I'm doing this, not because I need a pile of letters (although I wouldn't mind) but because Compassion is a responsible charity that will put my money to good use on someone else's behalf.
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Thank you :)
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A parent, sibling, or project worker may write for him. I have a four year old boy in El Salvador, his tutor write letters for him. You can still write him though, and you will get letters from him! :)

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