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…

5 Ways Busy Parents Can Make The Most of Easter Holiday Time

When it comes to Easter Holidays in South Africa 2021, a lot of planning is involved prior to actually going anywhere. Once the whole family has arrived safely at the holiday destination, there’s unpacking, entertainment and activities and cleaning to think of.  Unless you’ve booked a luxury escape package at an idyllic resort where your…

What is Human Rights Day?

Celebrated on 21 March, Human Rights Day in South Africa commemorates the sacrifices many people had to make for a better future. On this historic day, we’re reminded that all humans should be treated with dignity. So, as a South African, when you do take time off on this day, it’s important to reflect and…

SweepSouth Foundation Launches New Initiative

SweepSouth, the number one home services platform in South Africa, is launching a new initiative to raise funds in hopes to better the lives of domestic workers in South Africa who need help. It is the latest project being supported by the SweepSouth Foundation which was founded last year. Called Make A Day, Change A…

Why is International Women’s Day Important?

Inspiring, Ambitious & Strong – She’s One In A Million. For centuries, sisters, mothers, aunts and daughters around the globe have made their mark. The road wasn’t always easy, but women around the world continue to fight for equality. And on International Women’s Day 8 March 2021, over 100 countries come together to celebrate the…