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Donations Terms and Conditions

Dear Future, Inc (referred to as us or we) is Registered Charity in Texas, USA. We operate the website (the Website); Empathy Children Initiative (referred to as the "Partner") is a registered NGO in the country of Uganda. They operate the website

These are the Terms and Conditions which govern each use you make of the donation payment services provided through the Website in support of Empathy Children Initiative - UG Empathy High School Project.  These Terms and Conditions apply separately to each single donation that you make. Except as provided for in section 5, ‘Monthly Donations’, and unless specified by you, they do not form a contract allowing for future or successive transactions to be set up. By confirming on the Website that you wish to make a donation you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions for that donation.

The Donor is advised that funds donated are for the purpose of building Empathy High School, in Mayuge, Uganda. The donor understands that the project is an initiative of Empathy Children Initiative - Uganda; Dear Future is not responsible for any issues that may arise during the duration or execution of the project

(1) The donation services

We will use your donation at our discretion but within our stated charitable objectives of this project.  All payments through the Website are to be made by ACH, payment card or via direct check to the following address.  

P.O. Box 271642, Flower Mound, TX 75027 - Be sure to note in the check or in a message your wish to donate towards the Empathy High School Project.

Once you confirm to us through the Website that you wish to proceed with your donation your transaction will be processed through our payment services provider, Zeffy and Stripe Payments. By confirming that you wish to proceed with your donation you authorize Zeffy Payments to request funds from your credit, debit, or Bank.

(2) Unauthorised card use

If you become aware of fraudulent use of your card, or if it is lost or stolen, you must notify your card provider.

(3) Information from you

Before we can process a donation you must provide us with (i) your name, address and email address; and (ii) details of the bank, credit or debit card that you wish to use to fund the donation. Zeffy will use this information to process your donation. It is your responsibility to ensure you have provided us with the correct information. When you submit your payment details, these details will be transferred to our payment provider, Stripe Payments, and your payment data will be collected and processed securely by them. You should make sure that you are aware of Stripe Payments terms and conditions, which are different from our own, to ensure that you are comfortable with how they will process your personal data before you make a donation. We will NOT share your personal details with any other third party other than is set out in our Privacy Policy. Our Privacy Policy forms part of these Donation Payment Terms and Conditions and by agreeing to these Terms and Conditions you are also agreeing to the way we use and protect your personal information in line with our Privacy Policy.

(4) Refund policy

If you make an error in your donation please contact us either by email at, or by mail at Dear Future, P.O. Box 271642, Flower Mound, TX 75027 within 14 days and a full refund will be made to you.

(5) Monthly donations

These Donation Payment Terms and Conditions will only apply to successive donations made through the Website where you have set up a monthly donation. When you set up a regular donation you will be scheduling a series of donations to be made on the day of the month that you choose until further notice. You agree that these Terms and Conditions will apply to each of the donations in that series.  By confirming that you wish to proceed with a monthly donation you authorize our payment service provider Zeffy Payments to request funds from your credit or debit card on the day of each month that you set. 

To cancel your regular donation please contact us at or write to Dear Future, P.O. Box 271642, Flower Mound, TX 75027.

For the purposes of this project, all monthly donations will be halted upon completion of the project.

(6) General

We reserve the right to amend these Donation Payment Terms and Conditions at any time.

(7) Program Fundraising

This project fundraising is exclusive and restricted to be applied towards the Empathy High School build project. 
This project is managed and executed by Empathy Children Initiative, a registered nonprofit in Uganda; Country Registration: 80020003649937.

Donations to this site are done in support of Empathy Children Initiative project to build the Empathy Children High School in Mayuge, Uganda.

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