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SMS Fundraisers

As SMS fundraiser is perfect for individuals without regular internet access. This type of fundraiser is best suited to Harambe type fundraising e.g. medical fees, school fees, weddings & funerals.

3 Simple Steps

Step 1. Register

  • SMS the name of your fundraiser to 22231 e.g. Ben’s Medical Bill
  • Follow SMS instructions to complete registration
  • Wait for a call from Customer Service on 020 523 0565

Step 2. Share

  • SMS ‘INVITE’ to 22231 to get an invite to forward to your friends & family
  • SMS ‘PAGE’ to 22231 to get a link to share with your friends & family
  • SMS ‘FB’ or ‘TW’ to share your fundraiser on Facebook or Twitter

Step 3. Collect

  • Mobile payments: Accept payments directly via M-Pesa PayBill, Airtel Money and Equitel
  • Online payments: Accept payments through Visa, MasterCard, PayPal & SimbaPay via your Sharepage
  • Withdraw: Choose between EFT transfer or mobile money. You may withdraw your funds at any time provided your balance exceeds KES 250.00. You may continue fundraising after you have withdrawn.

Why Choose M-Changa

✔ Best Value

Fundraisers pay 4.25% (KES 425 every KES 10,000 raised). This allows us to keep the platform free for your donors, as well as to sustain & improve the platform to help fundraisers raise more, faster.

✔ Automatic Fundraiser Acceleration

Let the technology assist you! M-Changa will automatically invite your supporters to share and promote your fundraiser be giving rewards such as airtime and recognition.

✔ Local Customer Support

Our team of experts are available to support you 6 days a week through email, phone & social media. For contact information click here.

✔ Mobile & Card Payments

Every fundraiser can easily collect donations through multiple payment channels including Safaricom Paybill, Equitel, Airtel, Visa, MasterCard & PayPal. This means you can raise money both locally and internationally on one platform.

✔ Create Awareness

Fundraiser Sharepages are visible online for anyone in the world to see. Sharepages can be personalised with stories, pictures, videos & targets. M-Changa makes it easy to promote fundraisers across multiple channels including Facebook, Twitter & WhatsApp.

✔ Security & Trust

We combine technology, human expertise and community to minimise the risk of funds being misused. Security features include treasurers, fundraiser verification and secure banking & reporting systems.

✔ Transparency

Transparency is an important aspect of fundraising since it inspires trust. M-Changa makes it easy for donors to see fundraising goals and updates.

SMS Keywords

Send the following keyword commands to 22231 at no cost

  1. STATUS - Get real time summary of your fundraiser
  2. PAGE - Get your fundraiser page to share on social networks
  3. TRACK - Get real time statement of your fundraiser
  4. TRACKSHARE - Share you statement with your supporters
  5. PAY - Donate to your own fundraiser

Communicate with your supporters:

  1. INVITE - Get your fundraiser invite message for supporters
  2. ALL - Group message all supporters via SMS & email
  3. OWING - Group message all supporters who have not paid via SMS & email
  4. FB - Post your fundraiser on your FB wall
  5. FBSHARE - Share your fundraiser with supporters to post on their FB walls
  6. TW - Tweet your fundraiser

Withdraw your funds:

  1. CASH - Withdraw your funds
  2. TR - Invite up to (3) treasures who must approve withdrawals


  • DONATE - Your supporters can send this at any time to get info on donating to your fundraiser
  • STOP - Your supporters can send this to 22231 to opt out of your fundraiser