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 – indicates that 84% of domestic workers are the sole bread winners and 70% are single mothers supporting, on average, three dependents. The report takes an in-depth look at the conditions in the domestic work industry in South Africa, in the context of high national … Continue reading REPORT ON PAY AND WORKING CONDITIONS FOR DOMESTIC WORK IN SA 2018

Open Letter Regarding SweepStar Pay

Open letter sent in response to false allegations made to John Maytham during his stand-in on Kieno Kammies’ breakfast show on 3rd of January. Morning John, Hope you’re well. I’m the co-founder of a young company called SweepSouth, which is an online home cleaning services platform that aims to provide homeowners a convenient way to get their home cleaned, and SweepStars (domestic workers on the platform) a way to get dignified work at decent pay rates, with the flexibility of being able to chose when and where they would like to work. I was alerted by a few of our … Continue reading Open Letter Regarding SweepStar Pay

Empowered Women, Empower Women. The Inspiring Story of Our CEO, Aisha Pandor.

This Women’s Month we’re celebrating the incredible women who make SweepSouth the cleaning powerhouse that it has become in just two short years, from our SweepStar cleaners to our behind-the-scenes team and the customers who have taken a chance on … Continue reading Empowered Women, Empower Women. The Inspiring Story of Our CEO, Aisha Pandor.