How to contribute?
How to choose a project?
- - Location by country.
- - Theme, each project is assigned tags: you can subscribe to receive notification when a new project is tagged.
- - Funding category (Donations, Pre-purchases, Loans, Royalties)
How do compensations work ?
These can be physical goods, services or virtual goods, or a cash return for projects financed by loans or royalties.
What are refundable projects ?
Refundable projects bear the following mention: You will be refunded free of charge if the funding threshold is not reached.
What are non-refundable projects ?
Non-refundable projects bear the following mention: No refund will be awarded for your contribution.
How to contribute to a project?
In the Discover our projects tab, click on "I WISH TO INVEST". Fundraising is then done by card transaction or via transfer into an account dedicated exclusively to the project. When you contribute, you will be invited to register to create your personal payment account.
When the transaction is complete, the funds are added to your personal contributor account. These can, then be allocated to the chosen project(s).
With this system project holders and contributors can use a secured fundraising platform supported by MIPISE and MANGOPAY.
How is Energies-Africa paid?
A contract is signed between Energies-Africa and the project holder, which details the particulars for payment to Energies-Africa for the service provided. Fees can be find here.
How are the funds raised ?
For refundable projects, when the fundraising comes to an end and the target is reached, Energies Africa validates the project and all the funds collected on the contributor E-A account of the contributor(s) are paid into the project holder(s) account, who can then use it. If the target is not reached contributions stay on the contributor(s) account(s) and can stay there to be used for other projects or paid back. This system ensures that funds are available and guaranteed.