21st December, 2015, Nairobi: mElimu is glad to announce that its Ecommerce website has been launched for the African market. An eLearning solution provider, mElimu originally is engaged in offering its ‘Digital University in a box solution’ to an array of educational institutions in Indian and African markets.
Tushar Vohra, COO, mElimu said, “With the coming of this website, we have craved another niche for ourselves. We are venturing into ecommerce dimension to assist people in getting various products at higher quality and affordable price range. Our ecommerce wing shall address to various market demands and bring in premium things to people. We are hoping that such market invention shall help in strengthening our foothold amidst end user base.”
The E-commerce site is focused on students using mElimu platform who have been using mElimu Digital Services. The website offers a plethora of products in categories that are a) Tablet Accessories, b) Adventure, c) Women Fashion Accessories.
Some of the products that you can find here are action camera, pen drive, Bluetooth portable speaker, ladies bag, tablet leather case etc. Each of the products is highly branded and qualitative. The women’s products are being offered keeping in mind the current trends and styles in the fashion market. For instance, USB Pen Drives are available in heart shape with chain. Products like selfie stick, Bluetooth speaker and others have following features:
All the products are available in different designs and styles to choose from. Each product that is placed in the site has an elaborate description related to its quality and use. Also, it is has easy check out and payments procedures along with timely delivery facility.
Keeping in mind the festive season round the corner, the site is also offering discounts and schemes. You may find major discounts like upto 50% and above on selective items. It is expected that such discounts will be available from time to time. mElimu is currently delivering in all cities in Kenya and will move into Uganda by mid 2016.
The mElimu ecommerce division intends to enhance its wings to go ahead and reach maximum people. As Rajeev Gupta, CEO, mELimu said, “We have realized the market need of ecommerce in the emerging economy like Africa. With an ecommerce solution like this, we are able to reach a lot of people beyond ‘student-teacher’ bracket. We are planning to bring in more products to our range, enhance our product categories and meet every little need of the end user.”
To know more about the discounts and the products that are available, you can visit the website here – https://shop.melimu.com/
About mElimu: It is a social enterprise offering a cost-effective ‘Digital University-in-a-Box software solution’. mElimu’s interactive and adaptive learning management solution (tablets, platform, and content) works within the current limitations of resources, e.g. penetration of computers, electricity, and Internet; and it effectively circumvents the challenges to educational access. Due to these resource dependencies, the existing e-learning technologies have not successfully been adopted by the masses.
Other platform and services include learner relationship management (LRM), admission monitoring and tracking, and content authoring tools.
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