Mchanga Online Fundraisers platform: All you Need to Know

Kariuki Maina
By Kariuki Maina 4 Min Read

Mchanga is a full featured fundraising solution for individuals & organizations seeking to create awareness. Add video, images, stories and more to your fundraiser details. Register: Create your fundraiser (retain instructions) Share: Share your fundraiser with your supporters (retain instructions) Manage Your Fundraiser: Message your supporters, add video images and story, add custodians, accept mobile money and credit card donations and more


Three Simple Steps of getting started with Mchanga

1. Register

  • Fill in the online registration form
  • Make a test mobile payment towards your fundraiser (minimum KES 10)
  • Click the activation link sent to your email
  • Receive your login credentials via SMS

2. Share

  • Customise your Sharepage with your story, pictures, videos and targets
  • Share your Sharepage using the link or sharing mobile payment instructions directly

3. Collect

  • Mobile donations: Accept payments directly via Safaricom Paybill, Equitel, Airtel, T-Kash (KE), Tigo, Airtel MTN (GH), Airtel, MTN (UG)
  • Online donations: Accept payments Online via Visa, MasterCard & PayPal (Worldwide)
  • All contributions are stored securely and transparently by M-Changa

M-Changa Online Fundraiser features

Local and International donation options

Mobile donations: Accept payments directly via Safaricom Paybill, Equitel, Airtel, T-Kash (KE), Tigo, Airtel MTN (GH), Airtel, MTN (UG). Visa, MasterCard & PayPal (Worldwide)

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Personalization features

Personalize your fundraiser and keep your donors updated by sharing your story, images and videos.

Easy sharing

Share your fundraiser to Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp with a single click.

Donation statements

Access all your donation, withdrawal and expense statements in one place.

SMS Blast

Reach out to your existing donors with 250 free SMS.

Partial withdrawal (Kenya)

Make partial withdrawals from your fundraiser to meet urgent needs while ensuring your remaining donations are secure.

Easy Withdrawal

Withdraw your funds at any time to your mobile wallet or bank account.

Fundraiser Patrons

Do you have individuals willing to be ambassadors for your fundraising cause? Add up to 5 patrons to your fundraiser and increase your fundraiser success.


Ensure security of your donations through verification with documents and treasurers.

Local Customer support

Live Customer Care 6 days a week through email, phone & social media.

Unlimited Donors

There is no limit to the number of people that can donate to your fundraiser.

Using the Mchanga Web Portal

View My Fundraiser Page Find the link to your fundraiser page at the top of your fundraiser page.
Summary Track and download your Payments, Expenses & Withdrawals.
My Fundraiser Details Set your Fundraiser Name, Target, Expiry Date & Appeal Message.
Share My Story Write an engaging story that will show up on your public Sharepage.
Share My Video Embed a video from Youtube or Vimeo – Click on the share tab and then the Embed tab. You will see the HTML code for embedding the video. Copy it and paste the code.
Manage Pictures Upload images from your computer that will show on your public Sharepage.
Engage My Supporters Get new supporters & contact existing supporters via SMS, Email, Phone & Social Media.
Manage Treasurers Add up to 3 treasurers to make your fundraiser more secure.
Withdraw Choose whether to withdraw funds and either continue or end your fundraiser, M-Changa service fee is 4.25% of the amount you are withdrawing. In addition, normal mobile money transfer charges apply.

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