WSIS Prizes Contest 2019 Nominee

LonePearl Group


Description

LonePearl Group (LPG) is a digital content development and aggregation company that provides holistic solutions for the education sector in Botswana. The company’s approach is to combine technology, content/curriculum, training, and key strategic partnerships to provide a one-stop education hub. Its objective is to provide equitable education and resources to all regardless of race, tribe, gender, economic status or geographical location. LPG provides cost effective high impact localised content educational solutions relevant at a global context allowing students to not only learn about ICT but with ICT and through ICT. LPG is developing an e-Store Cloud (named "ThutoMate") that collects and distributes educational softwares, apps, e-Books, games, videos as well as provides a platform for continous teacher-training to achieve ICT integration into Education.

Project website

http://www.lonepearlgroup.co.bw


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Action lines related to this project
  • AL C1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development 2019
  • AL C4. Capacity building
  • AL C7. E-learning
Sustainable development goals related to this project
  • Goal 4: Quality education
  • Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth

Coverage
  • Botswana

Status

Ongoing

Start date

2015

End date

Not set


WSIS values promotion

The project's objective is to provide equitable education and resources to all regardless of race, tribe, gender, economic status or geographical location.


Entity name

LONE PEARL GROUP (LPG)

Entity country—type

Botswana Private Sector

Entity website

http://www.lonepearlgroup.co.bw