Kenyan Tech Startup, PataTutor, Launches Education-Based Online Marketplace in Kenya

PataTutor, Kenyan Tech Startup, today announces the launch of its online, education-based market place to help curb the effects of COVID 19 on education.

Online PR News – 04-September-2020 – Nairobi – PataTutor today announces the launch of its online, education-based market place. The web app shall allow parents and students to find, compare, book, and pay for affordable, verified, and professional private academic tutors. Teachers and students shall have their lessons online (one-on-one or in groups) in our integrated online classrooms on the web app.

PataTutor will help parents with children whose schools have shut down but have not provided an online learning alternative for their students during the pandemic. Furthermore, the platform will help Kenyan teachers who have taken a big hit and are currently at home without salaries due to the school closures to be able to earn an income.

Our Features
• Live online classrooms integrated into our web application.
• Variety of lesson types: one-on-one online tuition lessons, online group lessons, and
• one-on-one in-person lessons.
• Learners with special needs will also be able to use the platform to book lessons with
• teachers trained to meet their specific needs.
• All tutors are shortlisted, vetted, interviewed and have their qualifications and
• experience verified before being approved to teach on the platform.
• Ratings and reviews for teachers.
• Affordable pricing.
• Secure payment for lessons via mpesa can be done directly on the platform

What makes us different?
Our platform allows teaching to take place in a live, online, interactive classroom. In comparison to the online meeting platforms currently being used to teach online in Kenya, PataTutor's integrated online classroom has been designed specifically for making the teaching of subjects much easier, especially subjects like mathematics, physics and chemistry. Parents/students will be able to seamlessly find, compare, book, and pay for a one-on-one session and group classes with our tutors in less than 5 minutes.

Our Audience
Based on the feedback we have received to date, our audience comprises of women between age 30-45 and men aged between 35-50 with children of school-going age whose schools are not providing their children with alternative online learning solutions, especially during this pandemic. This group also includes parents who are looking for live online tuition services for their children to improve their performance in school. We are also looking to serve students who shall be sitting exams in the foreseeable future.

Contact Us
If you would like any more information or to speak to the team directly, please don’t hesitate to call us on +254712994759 or email us on

“A business that can sustain itself by helping people in the community to solve a genuine problem they are facing is the best kind of business, and that is what PataTutor hopes to become. The best kind of business there is.” - Kelvin Dol, Founder, and CEO, PataTutor Africa