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Kindo during COVID-19 – helping gather attendance intentions

21 April 2020 Kindo Comments Off on Kindo during COVID-19 – helping gather attendance intentions News, Uncategorized

Do you need to know which students are returning to school under Level 3? Kindo works with schools and families to simplify school life. So we’ve put together a Quick Guide for Kindo schools with exactly how to gather that information, using the myKindo application already used and loved by families. With Kindo your caregivers […]

Fantastic school fundraisers made easy with Kindo  

27 February 2020 Kindo Comments Off on Fantastic school fundraisers made easy with Kindo   News, School Fundraisers

Kindo schools find that fundraising is less about admin and more about funds – and the money always ends up in the right bank account. When everything from event tickets to sausage sizzles can be booked online and paid for immediately, school families respond more quickly and more people get involved. From a PTA perspective, […]

The Great Cheese Roll Fundraiser

20 February 2020 Kindo Comments Off on The Great Cheese Roll Fundraiser Case Studies, News, School Fundraisers

West Rolleston Primary PTA thought that raising $12,000 with their cheese roll fundraiser in 2018 was great — until they hit $20,000 in 2019.  And by running the second fundraiser through online school payments portal, Kindo, admin time was cut tenfold. Two years ago, Jo Burnett, a parent on the PTA (GROW) committee, saw a […]

Tax Donation Receipts now provided by Kindo

24 April 2018 Kindo Comments Off on Tax Donation Receipts now provided by Kindo News, School Donation, School Donations, Software Features

In line with the Kindo aim of making administration easier for parents and schools, Kindo has just released automated Tax Donation Receipts for parent donations. Parents simply pay their school donation online through Kindo, and Kindo will email a donation receipt directly to the caregiver. The receipt is designed to meet full IRD requirements, removing […]

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

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

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 Kindo 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

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 Kindo 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 […]

School News: Cashless payments remove administration woes

26 July 2016 Kindo Comments Off on School News: Cashless payments remove administration woes News, School Donations, Student Management System

Earlier this year, School News magazine featured an article called ‘Cashless payments remove administration woes’. Did you know that New Zealanders use electronic payment more than almost anyone else in the world?  Yet a surprising number of schools still process cash payments manually.  With the help of online payments system Kindo, schools across the country are […]

Principals Today features Kindo eTap cashless payments

24 June 2016 Kindo 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… […]