May 2021

Month

Part 1: Getting a job So it is always a very simple thing in theory when one says “I am looking for employment” but just how simple is this process for the domestic worker? There are so many factors which are in play from the time one sets the objective to get a job and...
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We have always spoken and brought attention to the neglect of domestic workers and the need to have their work and personal lives improved for the better by relevant interventions which address their most pressing hurdles. Employers, have you ever wished someone would just help your helper to become that excellent professional as you yourself...
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“she slapped me saying I had not bathed the baby thoroughly, yet I have been working for the past eight months bathing the baby everyday” So began aunty Precious as she pitifully narrates her ordeal at the hands of her employer, wondering what she had done wrong today with a task she has done hundreds...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about an almost complete shift of everyday life as we know it, with most effects in the negative. Domestic workers have not been spared in the wake of this devastating threat to daily life, work and survival in general. So much emphasis has been put on the need to stay...
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