Frequently Asked Questions

How Does it Work?

FriendsFund makes it incredibly easy to raise money online for the things that matter to you most. You will be able to personalise your fundraising campaign and share it with the people in your social circles. Readmore

Is my country supported?

Supported countries and currencies include: Uganda (UGX) and all other countries whose currencies are supported by Paypal, for example US Dollar ($) among others.

What can I raise money for?

The possibilities are endless! You can raise money for yourself, a friend or loved one during life’s important moments. This may includes things such as medical expenses, education, charity drives, sports, parties, among others things

How will I know if someone donates?

You’ll receive an email notification each time a donation is made to your project.

How safe is this, & How do I get my money?

FriendsFund campaign features the very best in secure payment encryption technology. Not only are your donors’ online payments safe, your money is stored securely until you’re ready to request a withdrawal via mobile money or electronic bank transfer.

What's the secret to a successful campaign?

If you’re raising money for something that you strongly believe in, chances are that the people in your life will be eager to support you. We give you the easy-to-use features to share your story with your family, friends, loved ones and community. Every Campaign Organizer should connect their Facebook account, use a high-quality campaign photo or video and clearly explain why they’re raising money. Sharing your campaign on Facebook is the single most important thing you can do.

How can I share my campaign?

Every FriendsFund campaign is given a unique link that’s easy to share with others. Sharing your fundraising campaign is easy using FriendsFund built-in sharing buttons like: Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter and Email

Why does FriendsFund have to charge 8%?

FriendsFund has major operating expenses like any popular internet service including technology, infrastructure, payroll & benefits for our dedicated team of employees. We have purposely created a business model that allows users to sign-up and launch their campaign for free. Visitors to our users’ campaigns are greeted with a frustration-free giving experience, void of advertisements and other distractions – helping our users raise even more money.

FriendsFund operates on only an 8% fee deducted from each donation received. This is also shared with other third parties that make the payments possible.

Projects

Tuition fundraising and...
by Lubega Steven

I have struggled with my studies with the help of my aunt to date, now i need to get an amount of money to edu...

Uganda, Kampala

  • 0%funded
  • USh4,000,000target
  • 250 days to go