For The Cause FAQ is always looking at innovative ways of helping the South African community at large.

Our latest initiative "For The Cause" launched on 1 October 2017 and we would like your charity/ cause/ community project to be part of the initial rollout phase.


What is it about?

"For The Cause" is an online platform part of where people from around the globe can donate to your charity/ cause/ community project hassle free. is South Africa's only Information Highway and Online Store. We've created this platform, so while people are shopping on our online store or just browsing our website they can choose to donate to your charity/ cause/ community project.  

Businesses listed / advertising on our website / social media can also choose to donate a portion of their once-off / monthly fees to your charity / cause / community project.


How does it work?

You will need to email us: with the required details mentioned below under the "How Do I Sign Up?" section.

We will then load all your details on to our system, ready for anyone to donate.

Your organisation will also be listed on our "For The Cause" page (CLICK HERE to view)

Customers/ Readers will come to our site / online store and donate from the preloaded denominations of R5, R10, R50, R100, R250, R500, R1000. They can choose to donate more buy changing the quantity. For example if they wanted to donate R5000 - it would be 5 x R1000.

You can choose to issue the customer with a tax certificate.

CLICK HERE for an example of a listing.


What are the benefits? is offering your organisation a hassle-free platform to collect donations. will collect donations on your behalf through multiple payment gateways (ie. credit /cheque card, debit card, Instant EFT, Masterpass and Bitcoin) and settle all the fees involved before making any payout to your organisation.

Each listing will have:

Up to 5 pictures (logos / NPO certificate/ organisation premises/ work that you do or are doing.

Short bio of the organisation (up to 50 words)

Name of Primary and Secondary Contact of the Organisation

Full physical address (linked to Google Maps)

E-mail address, Website, Social Media Links (All Hyperlinked)

Landline, Mobile and Fax Numbers (Hyperlinked on Mobile devices)

NPO Registration Number (if applicable)

Customer Review Section for people to leave comments

Easy share buttons for Facebook, Twitter, GooglePlus, and Pinterest (can also be shared on other social media like WhatsApp and LinkedIn)

In addition to people landing on our site to make donations - your charity/ cause will be advertised once a month on at least one social media platform (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter) and/or our weekly Newsletter.


How does my organisation get paid?

We will send you a statement of accounts on the 20th of every month. You can choose to withdraw or keep the balance for the following month. There is no interest accrued on the balance.

We will make a payout to your organization once a month on the 25th.


What are the costs involved?

The initial rollout phase has no setup or monthly costs involved.

Your organisation will only be liable for the transaction fees when a donation is made, as well as a payout fee, both of which are the charges that currently incurs from the payment gateways when a transaction like this is made.

Transaction Fee 

The transaction fee is calculated at 5% (VAT Inclusive) + R2 per transaction.

For example R1000 donation x 5% = R50

R50 + R2 = R52 transaction fee on the R1000 donation.

Payout Fee

The payout fee will be R50 per payout and will only be charged when you choose to have a payout (i.e. once a month or whenever you choose to have a payout) 

The minimum payout amount is set at R1000.

If your balance is in excess of R50 000 at any given time we will inform you, and we will issue an immediate payout.


Disclaimer has the right to deny/ remove any listing that does not comply with our terms and conditions. will not publish any listing for organisations / causes related to or involved with criminal activity, gambling, alcohol, drugs, pornography.

If information surfaces that your organisation is involved in any of the above mentioned activities or there has been false information submitted to us, we will immediately remove your listing and disburse any money collected (if any) to another organisation.


How do I sign up?

By signing up, you/ your organisation agree that you have read all of the above and adhere to the conditions provided. 

E-mail with the following:

Up to 5 pictures (logos / NPO certificate/ organisation premises/ work that you do or doing.

Short bio of the organisation (up to 50 words)

The locations in South Africa that you primarily operate (i.e. Gauteng)

The primary objective of the organisation (i.e. Education)

Name of Primary and Secondary Contact of the Organisation

Full Physical Address

E-mail Address


Social Media Links 

Landline Number

Mobile Number

Fax Number 

NPO Registration Number, as well as the Certificate (if applicable)

Bank Details (in which donations will be paid into)