Name:200.) Gertrude Katerere - cleaning lady and nanny for toddlers

Nationality: Zimbabwean

Born: in 1989

Which days available?

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Monthly salary: R3500 sleep in, R4000 sleep out

Stay in/outin or out

Livesin Philipi, but can also move to Stellenbosch

Language(s): English, Shona

Driver’s license: No

Smoker: No

Worked with children before, if yes what ages were they? Yes, 2 years old

Her storyGertrude worked for almost 3 years for a family in Cape Town whose boy was 2 years old boy when she started to work for them. After 3 years they still didn't give her a raise. That was the reason why she left and is now looking for a new challenge again. We called that family for a testimonial.

References: Yes, one

What the reference saidGertrude worked for us for almost 3 years. Our boy was 2 years old when she started with us. In the beginning he was alone at home with her but soon went to creche for half a day. Although Gertrude didn't have to cook for us, she helped me prepare food. She is a very good worker and my boy was extremely fond of her. She helped to bath and dress him and played with him in the afternoons.

Our observationGertrude is a fast learner who describes herself as humble and caring. She likes to laugh and communicate. Her only child stays in Johannesburg, therefore she can also be a sleep in domestic.

Name:201.) Sindi Nobula - cleaner or nanny for toddlers

Nationality: Zimbabwean

Born: in 1983

Which days available?

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, 

Daily wage: R180 in Somerset West, R200 further away

Stay in/out: out

Lives: in the Strand

Language(s): English, Shona

Driver’s license: No

Smoker: No

Worked with children before, if yes what ages were they? Yes, 2 years

Her story: Sindi came to South Africa in 2009 and first worked on a vegetable deli farm.  This was a 6 months contract job.  Then she fell pregnant, paused, and now works once a week (Wednesdays) cleaning for an elderly couple.  That woman gave her a nice testimonial.  Sindi’s husband works full time, we found her three more days and now she is still looking for the days above.

References: Yes, two

What the reference said: Sindi has been working for me since the beginning of 2014 on Wednesdays. She is quiet, honest, neat, tidy and very hard working. Sindi is nice with my grandson who is a toddler and sometimes with me on Wednesdays.  I can really recommend her to anyone; she never complains when we work late on certain days and would be a great addition for anyone! Sindi has cleaned for us, an elderly couple now for almost one year. We recently sold our house and will be moving out so her service is no longer needed. She is curteous and always willing to please you. We like her cooperation and she is a great worker. We are sure One Stop Domestic will find her another family soon.

Our observation: Sindi told me she is not choosy once she found work and likes to obey rules and to please.  That attitude of hers I could confirm throughout the day I spent with her and I found her very friendly and fun to have around.

Name: 202.) Winnie Chikandamima - cleaning lady

Nationality: Zimbabwean

Born: in 1973

Which days available?

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Daily wage: R200

Stay in/out: out

Lives: in the Strand

Language(s): English, Shona

Driver’s licence: No

Smoker: No

Worked with children before, if yes what ages were they? Yes, 6 months old but no reference for it

Her story: Winnie is a Christian who worked for a family who has a 6 months old baby. Winnie helped a lot with the baby but the family moved away and Winnie no longer has their number.  She currently works since June 2015 for the same family as a cleaning lady. We called them for a testimonial.

References: Yes, one

What the reference said: Winnie has been with us since middle 2015. She is neat and cleans well. Her ironing is also good. She is very reliable and always punctual. We would prefer to keep her 3 days a week but understand if someone wants her full time.

Our observation: Winnie goes to church on the weekend and stays in contact with her children in Zimbabwe. She likes a clean house, is talkative and neat.

Name:203.) Melody Makoni - cleaning lady or nanny for toddlers

Nationality: Zimbabwean

Born: in 1984

Which days available?

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Monthly salary: R4000

Stay in/out: out

Livesin a flat in Somerset West

Language(s): English, Shona

Driver’s licence: No

Smoker: No

Worked with children before, if yes what ages were they? Yes, 1 year old

Her story: Melody has been working for the same guesthouse for 6 years, but every year in winter they don't have enough work for her. Now she would like to go for full time work where she doesn't have to depend on seasons. She also did stand-in work for a family who had children aged 1 and 3. We called both references for a testimonial.

References: Yes, two

What the reference saidMelody has a lovely personality. She looked after my 1 year old son and 3 year old daughter and also cleaned the house miraculously. She was very punctual and professional. She is a confident person with a warm personality and is also very honest and I can highly recommend her. Unfortunately she was only a stand in lady for our regular domestic.

Melody has been working for our guesthouse now for about 6 years. We however don't have enough guests to keep all our ladies in the winter and told her if she can find full time work it will be ok with us. She cleans to our full satisfaction and is good with the guests as well.

Our observationMelody is a quiet lady who describes herself as a fast learner. She likes to learn new things and truly likes children.

Name: 204.) Beauty Mhlaba - nanny for babies, baby massage and nanny

                                                 course, sore leg, wants to be a nanny and do

                                                 light cleaning, not a cleaning lady only

Nationality: South African

Born: in 1969

Which days available?

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Stay in/out: out

Lives: in Stellenbosch

Language(s): English, Xhosa, understands Afrikaans

Driver’s license: No

Smoker: No

Worked with children before, if yes what ages were they? Yes, 4 months

Her story: Beauty had a full time sleep in job in Somerset for 7 years and when the family moved she found char work in Stellenbosch where she has been cleaning for the same family one day a week for 10 years. Another day of the week she works in Cape Town and a third one in Paarl. Beauty is very qualified to look after children and has a very good record of being reliable and punctual as well as honest. One Stop Domestic placed her full time with a family in Stellenbosch where she was mainly a nanny and did some light cleaning and now she is looking for a new challenge again.

References: Yes, two

What the reference said: Beauty is very trustworthy and I am pleased with her. I can recommend her to anyone.  She is a consistent person and cleans very well.  During the past 6 years her work has been great.

Beauty is great with both cleaning and children and really responsible.  I would recommend her to anyone.

Our observation: Beauty is a mature cleaner and her employers describe her as consistent, honest and reliable. She asked clever questions, came with a smile and left with one and played with my toddler out of her own so I could see she is good with children.

Name: 205.) Sue Muparuri - cleaner or nanny for newborns

Nationality: Zimbabwean

Born: in 1995

Which days available?

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Stay in/out: out

Monthly salary: R4000

Lives: in Houtbay

Language(s): English, Shona

Driver’s licence: No

Smoker: No

Worked with children before, if yes what ages were they? Yes, 2 months old

Her story: Sue, a Christian, came to South Africa in May 2014.  In Zimbabwe she was working as a housekeeper for 7 months before her brother, who is living in the Strand insisted she also comes to South Africa.  She was alone at home with a 2 months old girl while the parents went to work.  We called that family for a testimonial. Her brother is working full time as a plumber.  She likes cooking and if someone teaches her is happy to cook for the entire family.

References: Yes, one

What the reference said: We left Sue alone with our 2 months old child to look after full time while she did the household as well.  Not many people her age are the way she is, respectful, never complaining about anything.  That girl is a hard worker and will fit in anywhere.  In the summer she used to get up with our baby at 5 o’clock in the morning. We would have kept her but the economy here in Zimbabwe is so bad that we could not pay her much and she went to South Africa to hope for a better income.  She will always go that extra mile for you and work long hours if she has to.

Our observation: Sue is very mature for her age. I could see she is used to work and not to like many women her age just stand around.  She is honest, was punctual and played a long time out of her own with my toddler so I would certainly recommend her as a nanny.

Name: 206.) Rubbie Mutize - cleaning lady, child care certificate

Nationality: Zimbabwean

Born: in 1989

Which days available?

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Stay in/out: out

Daily wage: R200

Lives: in the Strand

Language(s): English, Shona

Driver’s license: No

Smoker: No

Worked with children before, if yes what ages were they? No

Her story: Rubbie worked as a stand in nanny for a family for 6 months and now is looking for a new challenge again. For another family Rubbie has done child minding for a very small baby but they moved away and she doesn't have a reference from them. Her husband is working full time and their two school children live with them. She has a child care certificate of which we have a copy. We called the first family for a testimonial. In the meantime Rubbie found work and is still looking for the day(s) above.

References: Yes, one

What the reference said: Rubbie worked for us for about 6 or 7 months when our normal nanny was on leave. She is a great lady with very good English. We liked her a lot. She is a Christian and very honest and reliable.

Our observation: Rubbie was referred to us by One Stop Domestic's own cleaning lady. She is clever and likes children a lot.

Name: 207.) Fortunate Masendeka - cleaner or nanny for newborns, 1st aid

                                                           certificate, cooked for children, has

                                                           employer's house keys

Nationality: Zimbabwean

Born: in 1983

Which days available?

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Stay in/out: out

Livesin the Strand

Language(s): English, Shona

Driver’s licence: No

Smoker: No

Worked with children before, if yes what ages were they? Yes, newborn

Her storyFortunate currently works for 8 years for the same family. When she started to work for them, the oldest child was 6 months old and the youngest wasn't born yet. In the mornings the children were with her until they went to creche at the age of 2 and a half years. We phoned the family for a testimonial. We have placed her in the meantime and now she is still looking for the above day(s).

References: Yes, one

What the reference saidFortunate has been working for us since 2009. First it was a full time position but, because both our children are bigger now and in school, we reduced her work to 2 days/week. She is a fantastic worker. I trust her with my life and my children's lives. When we went away on weekends, she and her husband moved into our house with their children and looked after our children. She has got her own keys to our house. She did evening babysitting for us. Her husband has his own car and fetched her. She is well spoken, intelligent and has a great attitude. I can recommend her to anyone, my children love her and we definitely want to keep her those 2 days/week. 

Our observationFortunate describes herself as humble and passionate about children. On weekends, she plays with her own child, who was born in 2014 and her other child lives in Zimbabwe. Fortunate is an experienced child minder and cleaner, who is intelligent.

Name: 208.) Kingsley Timothy - gardener, worked for a construction company

Nationality: Malawean

Born:  in 1989

Which days available?

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Daily wage: Will consider any offers!

Lives: in Khayelitsha

Language(s): English, Chewa

Driver’s licence: No

Smoker: No

Other skills: Worked for a construction company

His story: Kingsley came to South Africa End of 2013.  For a year he has now been doing garden work for one man one day a week. We called him for a testimonial. Kingsley found more work in the meantime and is now still looking for the above day(s).

References: Yes, two

What the reference said: Kingsley has been working for me for about a year now once a week.  He does everything to our full satisfaction, is honest and reliable and not demanding. He is punctual and has never given us trouble and I can recommend him. Kingsley worked for us for one day as a stand in for our gardener on leave. We didn't explain much to him and he used our electric mower and weed eater all by himself and carried on to make our garden pretty the rest of the day.

Our observation: Kingsley is an introvert and was very shy at first. But he is clever and we only told him a thing once.  He is well mannered and thanked us for being able to attend the course.

Name: 209.) Mimi Bleriwe - cleaner or nanny for school kids, can cook and

                                            bake

Nationality: South African

Born in : 1975

Which days available?

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

( the green days are the days the lady is available to work for you )

Stay in/outout

Livesin Khayelitsha

Language(s): English, Xhosa, little bit Afrikaans

Driver’s license: No

Smoker: No

Worked with children before, if yes what ages were they? Yes, 6 years old

Her storyIn the Eastern Cape Mimi worked for 2 years at the confectionary of SPAR's catering service. When she and her husband, who is working full time, moved to Cape Town she cleaned for a company until the contract ended. We called the cleaning company for a testimonial. In 2015 One Stop Domestic placed her in a family in Somerset with two school children. We also called them for a testimonial.

References: Yes, two

What the reference said: Mimi worked for us for 2 years. She is a hard working girl who likes to work with people and is very honest. She has a passion to cook and bake and always smiles. She moved to the Western Cape and that's the only reason why she's no longer working for us.

We got Mimi from One Stop Domestic. She was with us for just over a year and she was a thorough cleaner. My two primary school children liked her as well, she always had a nice word for them.

Our observation: Mimi is very kind and smiles a lot.  She is quiet and good with children. She says she can bake cakes and rusks and spends her free time with her friends and children. 

Name: 210.) Rumbi Jonga - cleaner or nanny for toddlers, likes coing, 

                                            basic child care certificate

Nationality: Zimbabwean

Born: in 1981

Which days available?

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Monthly salary: R3000 sleep in, R3500 sleep out

Stay in/outin or out

Livesin the Strand

Language(s): English, Shona

Driver’s license: No

Smoker: No

Worked with children before, if yes what ages were they? Yes, 2 years old

Her storyRumbi worked for a family in Durbanville for 8 months. She slept in with them, cleaned the house and played with their children, who were 2 and 7 years old when she started to work for them. Rumbi had to work every weekend and was almost never off work which is the reason why she quit and is now looking for work only Monday to Friday.

References: Yes, one

What the reference said: Still trying to make contact!

Our observationRumbi likes to cook and cleans her own house on weekends or goes to church. Her children stay in Zimbabwe so she can also take a sleep in position.

Name: 211.) Sharmone Hendricks cleaner and nanny for babies, play

                                                         school internship and nursing certificate

Nationality: South African

Born: In 1992

Which days available?

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Stay in/outout

Livesin Macassar

Language(s)Afrikaans, English

Driver’s licence: No

Smoker: No

Worked with children before, if yes what ages were they? Yes, 3 months old

Her storyAfter school Sharmone has done an internship at two Somerset play schools for a total of 1,5 years and has worked there with children from the age of 3 months to about 6 years. She is a Christian and says she would love to find work where she can look after children. Afrikaans is her first language but her English is also very good and she knows all about house work since she helps her mother to keep their own house clean. She however doesn't want a job where she only cleans. She prefers to look after a child also.

References: Yes, two

What the reference saidSharmone worked with us with children from 3 months until 6 years of age. Because it was an internship we let her work with children of all ages to give her an insight into each age group. She was an assistant teacher in the classes, helped with activities and I was very impressed with her. After a year our creche had to close down because of financial reasons so Sharmone went to work for another creche.

Sharmone worked at our creche for 6 months with children from the age of 3 months to 5 years. She was great with the children and left out of her own to study further. She has a child of her own and is lovely, responsible and great with them. We are a well known creche in Somerset and would have kept her permanently. She has a passion for children but is a bright allrounder who you can tell anything from cleaning to organizing an event.

Our observationSharmone is an extrovert who describes herself as a happy and self motivated person who is hard working and reads in her free time. Her child was born in 2014 and will be taken care of by her family once Sharmone finds work. She likes new challenges.

Name:212.) Pauline Bande - cleaner or nanny for babies, has cooked for

                                                children before

Nationality: Zimbabwean

Born: in 1989

Which days available?

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Monthly salary: sleep in R3000 / sleep out R3400

Stay in/out: in or out

Livesin the Strand

Language(s): English, Shona

Driver’s licence: No

Smoker: No

Worked with children before, if yes what ages were they? Yes, 5 months old

Her story: Pauline worked for a family full time for 3 years until they moved away. They gave her a very nice reference.

References: Yes, one

What the reference said: Pauline was employed by me (I'm a single father) for 3 years full time until me and my 2 children moved away. When she started to work for us, my children were 5 months and 5 years old. She respected my privacy at all times, while playing very well with the children. She always tries to learn as much as she can and often worked long hours. She created lesson plans for my children and monitored their progress. They really liked her and, would I not have moved away, she would still be working for us.

Our observation: Pauline is passionate about children and would like to work with kids. In her free time, she likes to read and she has cooked light meals for children before.

Name: 213.) Faith Mapfumo - cleaner or nanny for toddlers

Nationality: Zimbabwean

Born: in 1990

Which days available?

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Stay in/outout

Livesin the Strand

Language(s): English, Shona

Driver’s license: No

Smoker: No

Worked with children before, if yes what ages were they? Yes, 1 year old

Her storyFaith worked for a family for 3 months in 2016 until the family moved away. She cleaned and ironed. In the afternoon, the children were at home and played with her. They were 1 and 2 years old. Then, she was a stand-in domestic for 3 weeks when a German couple's domestic had to go to Zimbabwe.  We followed up both references. We placed Faith in the meantime and now she is still looking for one day's work.

References: Yes, two

What the reference saidFaith worked for us for 3 months until we moved too far away. She cleaned and ironed for us and, in the afternoon our two children were at home and when she was finished with her cleaning tasks she played with them. They both liked her lots. She cleaned very nicely and I can recommend her for both working with children and cleaning.

Faith worked for us for 3 weeks as a stand-in domestic. Nothing ever went missing. If our permanent domestic would not have come back, we would have offered Faith a permanent position because she never stops trying and always wants to please you.

Our observationFaith is passionate about children and on weekends she goes to church and cleans her own house.

Name: 214.) Berta Mauzeca - cleaner or nanny for toddlers, can follow a 

                                               recipe, loves children, has had twins herself

Nationality: Zimbabwean

Born: in 1981

Which days available?

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Stay in/outin or out

Livesin the Strand

Language(s): English, Shona

Driver’s license: No

Smoker: No

Worked with children before, if yes what ages were they? Yes, 5 years old

Her storyIn Zimbabwe, Berta was working for a family full time for 3 years. When she started to work for them their youngest child was 6 months old. She unfortunately lost their telephone number for a reference. In South Africa, she worked for a family one day only. Her duties were cleaning the house and playing with their 5 year old boy. They gave her a reference.

References: Yes, one

What the reference saidBerta only worked for us one day because that day we needed extra help. We will certainly ask her to come again should we need her to. She arrived and left with a smile and I can truly say that my 5 year old boy adored playing with her. She went out of her way to play hide and seek and colour in with him.

Our observationBerta says she likes to communicate and to socialize on weekends. She has cooked easy meals for the previous employer's kids and is an extrovert. She has twins herself which are almost school age and stay in Zimbabwe with her mother.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: 215.) Nontu Yenani - cleaning lady, likes animals

Nationality: South African

Born: in 1980

Which days available?

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Stay in/outout

Daily wage: R200

LivesEersterivier

Language(s): English, Xhosa

Driver’s licence: No

Smoker: No

Worked with children before, if yes what ages were they? Yes, 4 years old

Her story: Nontu is a Christian who has sucessfully been placed by One Stop Domestic until the employers could no longer afford her. We also placed her with another family where she is still working and now she is looking for the day(s) above. If someone has the time to teach her she's is willing to cook for her new family. She was a stand in dometic twice a week End 2015 for a nanny on her annual leave. There she cleaned, took care of the laundry and played with a 4 year old child.

References: Yes, two

What the reference saidNontu is very friendly, well spoken, intelligent and I am very happy with her standard of cleaning. She gets along with all my cats and dogs and there are quite a few of them.

Nontu worked for us in December 2015/January 2016 when our domestic was on a 5 week leave. She came every Monday and Friday, cleaned the house, operated the washing machine herself, ironed and played with our 4 year old in the afternoons. He loved her very much and she took trouble with him. We will certainly take her again should she be available as a stand in domesic.

Our observation: Nontu is calm and friendly. Her English is very good.  She describes herself as passionate about children and says she likes a clean house. Her free time she spends reading or with her only child who was born in 2003.

Name: 216.) Anne Arendorf - cleaner or nanny for newborns

Nationality: South African

Born: in 1969

Which days available?

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Monthly salary: R4000 in Grabouw, R4500 further away

Stay in/out: out

Lives: in Grabouw

Language(s): Afrikaans, English

Driver’s license: No

Smoker: No

Worked with children before, if yes what ages were they? Yes, 3 months old

Her storyAnne worked for one year for a family who gave her a nice testimonial. They wanted a lady who spoke English to their child and whose first language is English. Anne looked after him from when he was 3 months old. After that she worked for a family for 3 years, raising their child for them from when the child was 4 months old until it was 3 years old. Now the child goes to crèche and the mother decided to clean the house herself since she works part time only. Anne has worked as a security officer at Grand West but wants to rather do domestic work now. Her husband works for ADT, has his own car and will drive her to work in the mornings. They have one child who was born in 2003 and lives with them. One Stop Domestic placed Anne for almost 4 years into the same family and now she is looking for a new challenge again.

References: Yes, three

What the reference said: Anne looked after our son from when he was three months old.  Her duties included feeding, nappy changing, giving medicine and sterilizing bottles. She is very loyal, caring, responsible, always early and willing to work extra to make life easier for the whole family.  She has been an invaluable asset for us and our house was always clean.

Anne looked after our daughter from when she was 4 months old.  She went with her to the park, bathed her, dressed her and gave her oats.  Anne is a former security officer and she knows about security issues with children.  Most mornings she was there 15 minutes before she actually had to start working.  Anne is a Christian and the only reason why we let her go is that my girl goes to a crèche now and I can clean the house myself.

Anne worked for us for almost 4 years. Our first child was 2 years old and the second one not born yet when she started to work for us. We were very happy with her and can recommend her. She was like a mother to my kids.

Our observation: My little toddler was very fond of Anne.  He sat a long time playing with her.  Anne is naturally good with children and also cleaned the rooms we gave her to our full satisfaction.

Name: 217.) Funeka Mazomba cleaning lady or nanny for newborns,

                                                    cooked dinner for the whole family

Nationality: South African

Born: In 1977

Which days available?

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Stay in/outout

Daily wage: R200

Livesin Khayelitsha

Language(s): English, Xhosa

Driver’s license: No

Smoker: No

Worked with children before, if yes what ages were they? Yes, newborn

Her storyFuneka's employer approached us to help find her more days as she is such a wonderful lady. She started to work for her current employer in 2000 already but because the children are in creche it is now only one day a week. Since 2004 she is working for another family also. I called both employers for a reference. Funeka loves cooking and cooked supper for the whole family.

References: Yes, two

What the reference saidFuneka has been working for me for 15 years now. First full time then we had to reduce her hours because the children went to creche. She is very reliable and honest and great with children. She raised two children for us from newborn, cleaned, ironed and did other chores around the house. I can recommend her to anyone. Funeka is super trustworthy. She has the keys to our house and uses her own initiative when she cleans as we are not at home when she comes. She is always friendly towards us and lets us know if she can't come which doesn't happen often.

Our observation: Funeka is a good cleaner, is friendly and thanked us several times for the course. By working for the same family now for 15 years she shows that she is interested in a long term relationship with her employers. We could also see her passion for children.

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