5 reasons why you should donate via mobile in Ramadan 2018

Revolutionizing non-profit fundraising one text message at a time, mobile technology has been key in raising millions for Egyptian charities and empowering donors.

With the Muslim holy of month of Ramadan marking the peak of annual donations in the country, Digital Boom spotted 5 reasons for why donors prefer mobile.

Why donors prefer mobile?

1- Secure. You don’t need to enter credit information or share any personal details online

2- Fast, comfortable and smart. You donate with a few taps on your mobile phone wherever you are at your own convenience.

3- Money-saving. Mobile donations eliminate the collective costs associated with traditional donations methods which require transportation, bank commission, phone calls, collectors, etc.

4- Affordable. Allows everyone an equal opportunity to contribute to charity irrespective of budget. You can donate as little as EGP 5 via mobile.

5- Control. You choose where to spend your money by selecting what causes to donate to under each charity.

More than EGP 104 million have been raised for Egyptian charities over the past 8 years through MegaKheir, a mobile donations application and platform which you can download here.