Letter Delivery Process

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Hi, is there a resource that tells us how letters are delivered to our child, where they are translated, how they are delivered, etc? I think it could be really neat to get a glimpse of what the process is like for our letters to go back and forth! I just got my first letter from my correspondence child in Burkina Faso, and even though it hasn’t been released yet I’m so excited to know that he knows he’s gotten letters now, and I’m excited to read his whenever it’s available. I’m very curious to know what goes into the letter delivery process!
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Kristin Dodd

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Leah, Employee

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Hey Kristin! Regrettably, I was not able to find a resource outlining the letter writing process on our website or blog. However, I am happy to explain it. If you use our online system or free mobile app, your letter is transmitted to our country office. If you mail the letter, we receive it at the Global Ministry Center here in beautiful Colorado Springs, and scan the letter for you. It is then transmitted to our country office. There it is placed in to a queue for our translators to translate it. Once they have completed the translation, they will print it out and then place it in to the prospective mail box for the child center. The letters are then picked up and hand delivered to the child center. The child center hands out the letters for the children. The children love receiving letters! Thank you for doing your part as a correspondent volunteer to bring love and joy to the children you serve through your letters.