Electrum Fork for Zcash

Hi all,

i seen this github repository: https://github.com/zcash-community/electrum-zec

I have no idea where we are with development.
I would like to understand what the difficulties are and what it takes to carry it forward

EDIT: grant submission: https://github.com/ZcashFoundation/GrantProposals-2018Q2/issues/21