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Principals Today: “Less stress, more donations with online payments”

5 March 2018 Sandra Finlay Comments Off on Principals Today: “Less stress, more donations with online payments” Case Studies, News, School Donation, School Donations, Uncategorized

Raumati Beach School tell the story of how Kindo has reduced office staff demands, cut down admin for teachers and created an upturn in donation payments in the latest issue of Principals Today magazine, Term 1 2018. more donations less stress reduced hours “I knew Kindo had the potential to be good for us – […]

Principals Today: “Digital Dollars: how taking payments online ‘more than pays for itself'”

8 June 2017 Lynn Wrightson Comments Off on Principals Today: “Digital Dollars: how taking payments online ‘more than pays for itself'” Case Studies, News, School Donations, Student Management System

The term 2 2017 issue of Principals Today (114) features Ellerslie School and its experience over the last 12 months with our online school payments portal, Kindo. Finance Manager Dawn Findlay reports some major gains in revenue and time-saving. “We were really surprised at the uptake and number of donations we received through Kindo… I’m […]

SchoolNews: “Review your e-commerce system to save time and money”

6 March 2017 Sandra Finlay Comments Off on SchoolNews: “Review your e-commerce system to save time and money” Case Studies, News, School Donation, School Donations, Software Features, Student Management System, Uncategorized

E-commerce for efficiency and improved finances is well covered in this Term 1 2017 issue of SchoolNews magazine. Ellerslie School is profiled on page 12 “Revenue up at Ellerslie School with Kindo” featuring how the school cashless payments system, Kindo, has increased donation collection 20% and also improved funds earned through fundraising on the e-commerce […]

Gazette Focus: “Digital Transformation a win-win” at St Thomas’s School

1 November 2016 Sandra Finlay Comments Off on Gazette Focus: “Digital Transformation a win-win” at St Thomas’s School Case Studies, News, School Donation, Student Management System

Kindo is featured as the online school payments system that has been described as ‘transformative’ for the school administrative team and the school community at Auckland’s St Thomas’s School, in this article published by the Education Gazette Focus, October 2016. Integrated with ETAP student management system and used for PTA fundraising, paperless show tickets as […]

Principals Today features Kindo eTap cashless payments

24 June 2016 Sandra Finlay Comments Off on Principals Today features Kindo eTap cashless payments Case Studies, News, Software Features, Student Management System

Principals Today magazine featured the integration of student management system eTap with Kindo. You’ll find it in their 2016 Term 2 issue under the banner ‘Dollars and sense’. This sure makes sense to us! The Kindo e-commerce system provides parents with a seamless view of their account on eTap, with a quick click to pay… […]

First schools get ‘flood’ of payments directly into eTAP – February update.

24 February 2016 Sandra Finlay Comments Off on First schools get ‘flood’ of payments directly into eTAP – February update. Case Studies, News, School Donations, Software Features, Student Management System

Ellerslie School and Stonefields School are two schools well on the road to becoming truly cashless. Find out how their February has gone so far, with the introduction of ETAP integration with Kindo for fees and donations payments. Stonefields School has processed 222 payments in the first two weeks of term, without spending any time […]

Takapuna Grammar School finds payment solution

Takapuna Grammar School finds payment solution

25 June 2014 Sandra Finlay Comments Off on Takapuna Grammar School finds payment solution Case Studies, School Donations, Software Features

Office admin time handling cheques and cash ‘drastically reduced’ and queues in the shop became shorter after Takapuna Grammar School introduced Kindo as an online payment option in term one 2014. The catalyst for the decision was a recurring start-of-year bottle neck in stationery and uniform sales. “There’s a very small window of time when […]

Stonefields School fees management software

Stonefields School using Kindo payments software

19 November 2013 Sandra Finlay Comments Off on Stonefields School using Kindo payments software Case Studies, School Donations, Student Management System

At the end of 2012, Stonefields School Principal Sarah Martin was invited to trial Kindo, software designed to allow parents to pay any student fee online, 24 hours a day, in one place.  The school began the trial in Term one 2013 and currently offers parents online payment options for trips, ICAS exam payments, camp, […]