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…

Founder’s Story – Aisha Pandor And SweepSouth

Every August, South Africa is given the opportunity to celebrate the remarkable women who fought so hard to ensure that we enjoy the freedoms we do, as well as those who continue to fight for a better life for all South Africans. It’s also a chance, however, to reflect on the challenges that South African…

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…

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…

We’re Adjusting Pricing

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. However, more recently, from increasing our benefits to SweepStars and customers (e.g. via comprehensive insurance…

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…

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…

We’ve got some news!

At SweepSouth we make sure that our SweepStars are experienced and constantly reviewed by our clients to ensure we only deliver high-quality cleaning and care to your home. It is for this reason that we are excited to partner with brands offering trusted, quality products that will further enhance the SweepSouth offering. When you opt…

It’s COMPETITION time!

We’ve partnered up with our friends over at Faithful to Nature to bring you an exciting competition that will make sure your home stays clean, happy and healthy for a long time to come. We also brought Philips and Spindel on board to provide you with the latest and greatest in eco-friendly home cleaning technology….