The Plight Of Part Time Cleaners In Singapore & How Startups Are Changing That

This article originally appeared on Vulcan Post

It’s old news that Singaporeans aren’t too big on cleaning up after ourselves: while we enjoy the reputation of being clean and green, it’s no secret that we also require a veritable army of cleaners to maintain our landscape. As we mentioned in a previous article, our population-to-cleaner ratio has gotten so out of hand that it prompted Public Hygiene Council chairman Liak Teng Lit to say, “Singapore, we have five million people and 70,000 cleaners. That’s two Singapore armies. It’s quite ridiculous.”

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Need some help? This app lets you book a cleaner in five minutes flat

This article originally appeared on Singapore Business Review

Sendhelper is the new breed of booking apps.

If you’ve ever needed assistance with tidying up your flat but can’t afford a full-time helper, then Sendhelper is the app for you.

Sendhelper was inspired by wildly successful taxi booking apps. Instead of linking passengers with taxis, though, the app connects households with cleaning service providers.

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