Snapplify is an edtech company specialising in the enablement of digital learning & establishing a marketplace for digital education content, related educational services, and devices. It includes a comprehensive cloud-based platform for the distribution, reading & retail of digital books, apps and tutoring to schools, universities & individual readers. Snapplify is the largest eBook aggregator in Africa, working with >275 leading international publishers and has over 200,000 learners and c.5,000 schools worldwide using their solution. Snapplify has offices in Kenya and is currently implementing with Kenyan schools. Snapplify has completed the largest digital textbook rollout in the continent with the Gauteng Department of Education, and aims to become the preferred digital content distributor for educational institutions in emerging markets.
COVID-19: Snapplify negotiated with publishers to make all educational textbooks free to use for 2020, and have distributed >190 000 textbooks to learners during lockdown for free – an estimated value in excess of R16m. South African government have seen the value of Snapplify’s solution & is negotiating with Telco’s to zero-rate Snapplify’s content across all networks in SA.