Taking Care of Your Loved Ones From a Distance

Thanks to the pandemic, brunch with the girls, Sunday family fun day and road trips with friends were all put on hold. Where we used to hang out with our loved ones every week, months went by with our only connection being hours spent on Facetime, Zoom and Google Hangouts.  Even as life returns to…

Reaffirming our Commitment to Non-discrimination and Equity

SweepSouth’s commitment to non-discrimination and equity At SweepSouth we are committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equity throughout the company. We achieve this in several ways:  – We equalise the playing field by allowing SweepStars to rate customers, giving them power not seen outside of the platform to decide who they want to work…

Pay & Working Conditions For Domestic Workers Across Africa

The fourth annual SweepSouth Report on Pay and Working Conditions for Domestic Workers Across Africa gives us a descriptive overview of the current living conditions of the women and men who take care of our homes and office spaces. This year, SweepSouth took it a step further and expanded its reach across Africa, adding additional…

Happy International Workers’ Day 2021

On International Domestic Workers’ Day 2021 we would like to take the time to celebrate those women and men, who both add value to our lives. They take care of our homes, our family and all the stress and chores that go along with being a caregiver and domestic worker. Today and every day, we…

Help Senzo Make A Difference

Meet SweepStar Senzo Msimango! In 2019 he opened up a bakery in KwaMashu, Durban to help better the lives of the youth in his community and also provide affordable treats to the people in the townships. “Through my bakery, I mentor the children in my community and coach them at a young age to keep…

We’re Celebrating 7 Super Years

We’re turning 7 and we want you to join the HOUSE party! We couldn’t be more excited and grateful for you, our wonderful and loyal customers. The remarkable milestone would not have been possible without you and the incredible SweepStars using the SweepSouth Platform.  “We’re thrilled to be celebrating our 7th anniversary, and as founders,…

Is your work from home desk setup harming your health?

It’s uncertain how long remote working will still be in force, but if a recent survey by Flexjobs, a US jobs listing site is anything to go by, it may be for some time. The survey showed that an astonishing 65 percent of pandemic remote workers want to keep on working from home, with 58…

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…