Swoofee, the safe, quick and reliable new way to receive payments through debit and credit cards is ideal for use by Irish schools. Parents and students will no longer need to search for cash the night before a school trip fee is due and teachers will be saved the hassle of collecting cash. A scan of the school’s bespoke QR code with any smartphone processes the student’s transaction. There’s no need to download an app or buy any hardware, and more importantly no need for parents to create accounts and remember passwords, while pupils, parents and school administrators have peace of mind with Swoofee’s secure system.
Once you have created an account - at www.swoofee.com - we’ll provide you with a unique QR code, which launches a payment page when scanned by a typical smartphone. You can enter a payment amount, credit or debit card details and simply click pay. Alternatively users can pay with Apple or Google Pay on their phone. The possibilities for sharing your school’s QR code are endless; the image could be reproduced on homework journals, printed on notes given to pupils when informing them of a fee for equipment or a trip or posted on social media channels and your website. As well as this, Swoofee allows you to take payments over the phone through the technology’s virtual terminal, meaning there’s no need to acquire expensive card terminals.
Swoofee connects to the premier online payment technology company, Stripe, who process the credit/debit card donations; so you’ll need a Stripe account. Swoofee offers an extremely competitive rate for al school of 1.4% + 25p per transaction. This is the only cost involved in using Swoofee. Fees are subject to VAT. As there is no upfront or monthly fees, there is no drain on a schools limited funds to use Swoofee.