SweepStar Stories – Domestic Worker Studying For A Brighter Future

Sihle Ndlovu’s dream is to open her own laundromat. But limited finances delayed her goals as she was previously unable to save enough money to pay for the necessary courses to start her own business. After a number of career pursuits, the Zimbabwean born mom of two, who lives in Midrand, is now working as… Read More SweepStar Stories – Domestic Worker Studying For A Brighter Future

Mandela Day 2018

On 18 July 2018, we commemorated and celebrated Nelson Mandela’s contribution to the struggle for democracy and equality. In light of #67minutes for Mandela Day, we’re dropped off a compilation of clothes and toiletries contributed by our staff at the Adonis Musati Project in Wynberg. To celebrate and pay tribute to Nelson Mandela, who fought tirelessly for equality, we… Read More Mandela Day 2018

REPORT ON PAY AND WORKING CONDITIONS FOR DOMESTIC WORK IN SA 2018

A first of its kind study reveals some stark pay and living conditions of millions of domestic workers in South Africa, the majority of whom are the sole breadwinners in their households. The SweepSouth Report on Pay and Working Conditions for Domestic Work in South Africa – a survey of more than 500 domestic workers… Read More REPORT ON PAY AND WORKING CONDITIONS FOR DOMESTIC WORK IN SA 2018

Reaffirming the mission and values behind SweepSouth

We would like to respond directly to some of the questions being raised across various social media platforms regarding domestic worker wages in South Africa in general, and SweepSouth pay rates in particular. We are aware of the current public discourse around domestic worker wages in South Africa, and fully agree that this is an… Read More Reaffirming the mission and values behind SweepSouth

SweepSouth Milestones – Over 2 Million Hours of Cleaning

At SweepSouth, our mission is to create happy homes by providing dignified, flexible work at decent pay to our SweepStars; and a hassle-free and reliable service that gives time back to our clients. So far we have reached a milestone of 2 million hours of home cleaning and 2018 is shaping up to be an even… Read More SweepSouth Milestones – Over 2 Million Hours of Cleaning