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What is the availability and cost of household help, and what types of help are typically employed by expatriates?

You can get your hooch/apartment cleaned for a reasonable amount, though they don't necessarily do a very quality job. - Jun 18, 2014
You can hire a cleaner through the KEEA. I think it's $10 for a full hooch cleaning. I've never used it. An 8x20 hooch isn't that hard to keep clean. - Jul 12, 2013
The concierge service cleans hooches and apartments for very little - we pay about $80/month for them to clean three times a week. Non-Embassy folks have full-time help, which is the norm in Afghan society. You will never, ever see a woman working as a domestic worker. - Aug 2, 2010
The conceirge offers apartment/hooch cleaning and laundry services. - Jul 10, 2010
There is a concierge service at the embassy that will clean your apartment or hooch, but there have been some theft problems reported. - Sep 7, 2009
Cheap, but it can be a pain; they go through your stuff. - Mar 19, 2008