Etisalat introduces online charity donations

Donors can now use Etisalat Payment Gateway to give money to charity

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Etisalat introduces online charity donations Etisalat has launched a new online payment system that allows users' to donate directly to their favourite charities.
By  Georgina Enzer Published  August 8, 2011

Charity organisations with a web presence can now receive online donations through their websites free of charge using the Etisalat Payment Gateway (EPG).

Etisalat says the new online payment system will allow donors to transfer money to charities with a click of a button and hopes that this will increase the number of donations.

"Ramadan is the Holy Month of fasting and giving, with Charity being a prime focus for many individuals and businesses. By enabling online donations through Etisalat Payment Gateway service, Etisalat wants to encourage both the Charity Organisations and the donors to utilise the effectiveness of e-commerce. As a CSR focused organisation, Etisalat is also delighted to offer Etisalat Payment Gateway services free of cost till end of 2011, to further motivate and encourage Charities to adopt e-commerce, a service  that provides unlimited flexibility of time and convenience," said Rashed Al Abbar , Etisalat's director of e-Commerce.

The Etisalat Payment Gateway (EPG) service is designed to offer secure, real-time authorisation of payment transactions from Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club and American Express.

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