Happy International Workers’ Day 2021

On International Domestic Workers’ Day 2021 we would like to take the time to celebrate those women and men, who both add value to our lives. They take care of our homes, our family and all the stress and chores that go along with being a caregiver and domestic worker. Today and every day, we…

Help Senzo Make A Difference

Meet SweepStar Senzo Msimango! In 2019 he opened up a bakery in Kwamasku, Durban to help better the lives of the youth in his community and also provide affordable treats to the people in the townships. “Through my bakery, I mentor the children in my community and coach them at a young age to keep…

We’re Celebrating 7 Super Years

We’re turning 7 and we want you to join the HOUSE party! We couldn’t be more excited and grateful for you, our wonderful and loyal customers. The remarkable milestone would not have been possible without you and the incredible SweepStars using the SweepSouth Platform.  “We’re thrilled to be celebrating our 7th anniversary, and as founders,…

Is your work from home desk setup harming your health?

It’s uncertain how long remote working will still be in force, but if a recent survey by Flexjobs, a US jobs listing site is anything to go by, it may be for some time. The survey showed that an astonishing 65 percent of pandemic remote workers want to keep on working from home, with 58…

Make A Difference

Meet SweepStar Thokozani Phiri! She needs your help to rebuild her life and improve her living conditions. After a dreadful flood that occurred last month, Thokozani lost everything leaving her and her 11-year-old daughter without a proper place to sleep. “We were living in a room that had holes which resulted in the rain drenching…

Give the gift of time this Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day South Africa 2021 fast approaching, shops are filled with gift ideas of chocolates, clothing, jewellery and more. And while these are all great gifts, one that’s likely to give your mother much more joy this Mother’s Day is the gift of time. With mothers generally running off their feet, ‘my time’ is…

Here’s Why Mother’s Day Is Important

A mother offers comfort, support and security! From late night calls to a shoulder to cry on, mothers always go out of their way to make us feel right at home. This Mother’s Day 2021 we’re celebrating moms, grandmothers, pet moms and mother figures around the world! We would like to thank you for always…

Five Savvy Tips For Home Renovations

Looking to do a small home renovation that adds value to your home? If you’re good at DIY, there are certain jobs you can do yourself – but with most renovation projects it pays to get the best expertise you can afford, especially when it comes to plumbing or electricity. Trying to save money, too,…

Here’s How To Make To Make a Difference in Someone’s Life

Meet Sylvia Thusi from Soweto! After losing both her husband and her mother in less than a year, Sylvia has been struggling to make ends meet. Help her invest in her three children’s Mpilenhle, Sanele and Ntando’s future by raising funds for their education. “As a single parent I failed to provide my kids with food,…

SweepSouth’s Take On The Domestic Worker Industry

We’re passionate about changing the way South Africa views the Domestic Worker Industry. This is why over the next few posts we’ll be answering some of the questions a lot of people have regarding SweepSouth and SweepStars. Change Starts With Leadership Part of this includes the words we use – moving away from loaded terms…