5 Home Cleaning Hacks From One Of Our Pros

We all think we know a thing or two about looking after our personal space. We know that shelves need to be dusted (the layer of grey on the surface is evidence enough) and that floors must be vacuumed. We know to change our bed linen and towels regularly (hopefully), and we are pretty clear…

4 Things To Keep Your Home Fresh This Spring

As the nights become shorter and the days longer, we’ll be spending less time at home. Spring is the season of newness and this means the pressure for keeping things fresh is now on. Hotter days are approaching and this is normally accompanied by unwanted odors/smells. We’re sharing 4 simple tricks to keep your home…

5 Tasks Your Spring Clean Should Include

On the 1st of September we celebrated Spring Day and nothing says Spring, apart from blooming flowers, like a sparkling clean home. It’s that time of the year again, where it’s not just about mopping the floors and dusting surfaces – it’s time to give your home a really good clean, a spring clean! We…

SweepStar Stories – From SweepStar To Onboarding Assistant

At SweepSouth, we know that our platform provides valuable employment opportunities to women, many of whom are the sole breadwinners in their families. But we’re also aware that many of our SweepStars dream of bigger things. Occasionally, we get to be a part of making those dreams happen, bringing in SweepStars to work in our…

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…