Abuja, FCT – October 15, 2021 – Hello Tractor today announces that it has been named to Fortune’s 2021 Change the World list as one of 53 companies worldwide making a positive social impact in the world. The Fortune Change the World list recognizes companies that have had a positive social or environmental impact through activities that are part of their core business strategy.
“As the team at Hello Tractor continues to work hard in leveraging our technology and partnerships to revolutionize mechanization services across emerging markets, it is always heartwarming to know that the work we’re doing is being recognised globally,” said Jehiel Oliver, founder and CEO of Hello Tractor. “Today, Hello Tractor is the largest and fastest-growing tractor contracting network in the emerging markets with over 3000 tractors on our platform that have provided mechanisation services to over 500,000 smallholder farmers. Our goal is to continue to lead the market in innovation, bringing smallholder farmers out of poverty and promoting global food security.”
Fortune writers and editors, in partnership with the Shared Value Initiative, a global platform for organisations seeking business solutions to social challenges, compiled the Change the World winners list using four key factors including measurable social impact, business results, degree of innovation and corporate integration.
Fortune’s 2021 full list of companies that “Change the World” can be found here.
About Hello Tractor
Hello Tractor is an award-winning agricultural technology company focused on improving food and income security for smallholder farmers relying on expensive and often unavailable manual labor. Our solution: we have developed technology to increase and optimize tractor activity in Africa. Hello Tractor connects tractor owners and smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa through farm equipment sharing application that bridges the gap between traditional farming and more technologically advanced approaches.
Hello Tractor’s solution begins with a low-cost hardware monitoring device that can be installed on any tractor, connecting it to the Hello Tractor cloud for remote data tracking and analytics. By expanding tractors’ serviceable geography, Hello Tractor enables owners to grow their business, providing employment opportunities for service providers and rural booking agents. By creating equitable access to tractor services, Hello Tractor enables smallholder farmers to earn more and grow more, improving livelihoods and food security for their families and communities.