This is a significant achievement. The Palisadoes Foundation is the first Jamaican based company that got accepted in Google Summer of Code.
The Palisadoes Foundation has been sponsoring work done by Jamaican students for various open-source projects for a number of years. Talawa, for example, is a modular open-source project that aims to help community-based organizations such as clubs, neighbourhood groups, volunteer associations, non-profits and small religious institutions manage their daily activities. Most user interaction is via a mobile app.