Important notice: Visit our COVID-19 site for latest information regarding how we can support you. For up to date information about the pandemic visit

About Feenix

Feenix is a crowdfunding platform that helps South African students raise funds towards their education. Feenix is sponsored by Standard Bank, which means that they are able to keep the administrative cost paid by the donor relatively low. However, in order to cover the cost of the transaction and processing a fee of 5% will be deducted from each transaction.

Pool Funding

You also have the option of donating your UCount Rewards points to a “Pool fund” by selecting the Pool Funding option on your profile, and the funds will be allocated in accordance with the BBBEE Socio Economic Development criteria.

How to redeem your rewards points ONLINE at

  • To redeem your rewards points to donate to a student at, enter your UCount Rewards Card details and your 3D SecureCode on the order check-out page. To get your UCount Rewards Card 3D SecureCode, simply:
    • Log in to your UCount Rewards Online Profile
    • Select ‘Manage UCount Rewards Card’
    • Select ‘Get My 3DSecureCode’.
  • Your UCount Rewards card must be activated in order to get your 3D SecureCode when redeeming your rewards points online. For more information about 3D SecureCode click here.

*IMPORTANT NOTE: The option to part-pay using rewards points and a credit card is not currently available. If you want to redeem your rewards points at, you will need to have enough rewards points available to cover the total donation amount.
To view your rewards point balance, log onto your UCount Rewards profile, go on the Standard Bank Mobile banking app, or SMS the word ‘BALANCE’ to 32700. SMS costs R1.

NOTE: Feenix does not work on Internet explorer 10. Update your browser or use a different internet browser, e.g. Google chrome.

Feenix Contact Details:

Terms & Conditions:

  • The Feenix Terms & Conditions Apply, for a copy of the Terms & conditions go to