All crowdfunding platforms need a way to manage their donations, in the case of Solidaridad Latina, another platform is required to receive donations, so we turned to PayPal a virtual wallet that anyone can use.

To use PayPal, we must understand that it is a virtual service that facilitates forms of payments safely through the web. Account with your digital wallet where you work with dollars (USD). This gateway needs to be affiliated with a credit or debit card.

If you already have your PayPal account, much better! You only have to affiliate it to your Solidaridad Latina account. If you do not have a Paypal account and do not know how to create it, you can click here and download a guide to learn how to create an account on this platform.

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Types of Credit Cards accepted by Paypal

Once you have created your Paypal account you just have to return to our website and log in or register. Once you are in the “Dashboard” section, enter the tab that says “Creator Account” and then in the options of payment gateway places the email address affiliated with your PayPal accounts. And ready! already your campaign is ready to receive contributions,

When do I see my money reflected?

There are platforms that do not release the money from donations until the end of the campaign, that is not the case of Solidaridad Latina. On our platform, the money you donate to your campaign must be reflected in your PayPal account within 48 hours.

Anyway, if you are not this reflected money do not be afraid to write us in our chat, but solve the problem.

Also, we remind you that PayPal makes a 5% deduction of donations to maintain our platform.

What happens if I do not reach the goal of my campaign?

In Solidaridad Latina there is no problem in that the campaigns do not meet the stipulated goal, because we work under a principle of KIA (Keep it All which means Stay with everything, in English), that is, the money you collect on the platform is money that you can use for your project. It’s yours.

Also, if you wish, you can extend the goal or duration of your campaign if you feel that you need more funds or more time (as long as it does not exceed 90 days) to carry out your project.

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Countries with limited use of PayPal

In Latin America there are some countries that have a restricted use of PayPal, so it is better that you take some forecasts in case you live in some of these regions:

  • Bolivia
  • Cuba
  • El Salvador
  • Haiti
  • Guatemala
  • Nicaragua
  • Venezuela

Also do not be discouraged if you come from some of these countries, you can opt for a Stripe account, a PayPal account verified in the USA or write us in our chat to help you in case you live in some of these countries. With patience and dedication, everything is possible.

In general, using PayPal in Solidaridad Latina is quite simple, it’s all a matter of verifying that you have a validated account and then affiliate it to the payment gateway of your campaign.

If this post was useful for you, you can read: How does crowdfunding work in Latin America?

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