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
For the past four years since our founding, the SweepSouth Team have worked hard to bring you great value and stretch your hard-earned rands at the same time with our flexible booking hours options and ad-hoc vs regular booking plans. … Continue reading We’re Adjusting Pricing
Running out of cleaning products? Don’t worry, now you can have them delivered within 2 hours by our army of drones. Book via the SweepSouth App, available in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Durban. Say hello when you see some … Continue reading Introducing SweepDrops!
We would like to thank you for making donations towards the Imizamo Yethu Community as well as for sharing our campaign. We really appreciate it! Over 2000 people were left homeless after the fire destroyed over 650 homes. In collaboration … Continue reading Thank You for your donation towards the Hout Bay Imizamo Yethu Community
As of 1 February 2017, water restrictions are harsher than ever. While the country waits with baited breathe for rain, we’re looking inward to see how a few small adjustments in every home can make a major difference to our … Continue reading SHARE TO SAVE WATER!
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
Summer is just around the corner and to keep you looking as good as your home does after we’re done with it, we’ve teamed up with two of our favourite brands, visionaries in the field of vision, SUPER Sunglasses and … Continue reading Set Your Sights on Summer with SweepSouth – 50% Off Eyewear is Yours!
Living in a small home, it’s easy to cross the line from cosy to claustrophobic. Creating a sense of space is all in the layout, the light and learning that sometimes less is more. 1) Go Big With Furniture Small … Continue reading 6 Simple Ways To Make Your Small Space Seem Big
Coffee breaks. Perfect 10-minute breathers in the middle of the chaos of day that restore order to the world for a few perfect sips. The smell, the ritual of making yourself that cup of coffee with your beloved Nespresso® machine, … Continue reading CAFFENU CLEANING CAPSULE – BECAUSE COFFEE SHOULDN’T BE A DIRTY WORD
Is there anything better than starting off the day with a perfectly prepared cup of coffee or tea made for you, by you, just the way you like it? Whether you drink your cuppa while checking your emails, reading a … Continue reading R100 FREE COFFEE IS JUST A CLEAN AWAY!
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.
Notice anything different? We’ve given ourselves a makeover! Plus we thought our new look deserved a new tagline too. However, you’ll notice that “Clean, Happy, Home.” reflects our core values which remain intrinsic and unchanging, guiding us in making the choices … Continue reading IT’S WHAT’S INSIDE THAT COUNTS