HandyTradie; The indigenous app transforming online provision service in Ghana

HandyTradie started operations in 2020 with a focus on Revolutionizing Service Delivery in Africa while maintaining strong positive local cultural values. We currently service customers in Accra, Tema, and its environs with a plan to expand to other regions in Ghana and across the continent.

As a customer-oriented company, we create a convenient, low-risk competitive environment that provides access to a wide range of service providers (1000+ and counting in Accra alone). We partner with established service associations and companies so our customers get the very best providers.

HandyTradie has revolutionised the way we seek and provide services in Ghana. You can contact a mechanic, assign a task, pay for the service anywhere – anytime

How does the platform work?

The HandyTradie App can be downloaded from Google Playstore or Apple Appstore. After downloading, one needs to sign up by giving his or her personal details including residential address and national ID. (This is to eradicate fraud and other nefarious activities thus, protecting both the client and the service provider. We protect the privacy of the individual and personal data by regulating the processing of personal information in line with the Data Protection Act, 2012 (Act 843).

Posting a task

This will be followed by the selection of the option to either make money (service provider) or post a task (as a client) or both. The app also recommends that one enables notifications for his or her areas of interest.

After successfully signing onto the App, you are ready to post a task. On the App Dashboard CLICK on the corresponding tile to create the job. Give details, including pictures or any relevant information (where applicable), to give a clear idea of the job requirements, due date, and budget.

Any tradesperson or service provider interested in the job will then put in a bid and provide any information or explanations for his or her particular quote. Once both client and tradie agree on a price, the client goes ahead to assign the task to the selected tradie.

In assigning the task, the client is taken to his or her mobile money platform to complete the transaction. The agreed sum is deducted and held in an online payment platform for HandyTradie. The tradie then gets a notification that the job has been assigned to them. He/she then accepts.

Generating revenue using HandyTradie

Payment on HandyTradie is extremely simple and easy, as it relies on an online payment platform, to hold and process payment from a client to a service provider.

Once the provider completes the task, he or she clicks completed. The client is notified to approve and the payment to the provider is made immediately into his or her nominated mobile money account.

There is nothing like “go and come” for the collection of money and then not returning to complete the task. Payment is almost instant as if your client is next to you giving you the money when you finish a job, with the bonus of added security and peace of mind.

The payment is less by fifteen percent (15%) of the agreed amount as transaction charges.

What’s unique about HandyTradie?

We give you secure convenience in the palm of your hand. We assure our customers that their money is safe with us until the task is done, and the person performing the task knows their payment is assured. We also have strong customer support reaching out to our customers as they sign on. We actively seek feedback and our tech support team jumps in straight away to make our user interface and experience better.

Why you should sign onto HandyTradie?

Conceived out of the need to solve a problem, HandyTradie connects you to verified handy-persons, tradespersons, (tradies), and varied professionals to complete your maintenance work and other jobs. The service provider is able to bid for a job and the client also gets to bargain for the best charge. You can arrange an inspection, select a service, and pay for completed work – all from your mobile app, in the comfort of your home.

With the ability to rate service providers, one will know who does what best and only get the very best for each job.

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