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

Household help is readily available. Work pace, capacity, and ethic is not North American usually. Very cheap for the region. - Sep 2, 2016
Affordable. - Jun 9, 2015
Domestic help is easy to find. We pay about US$325 per month for full-time help (she works Mon-Fri from 9am-5pm). We also have a gardener 1 day per week who we pay about US$80 per month. - Apr 6, 2015
Less than US$20 a day for a housekeeper, many also cook and watch the kids for not much more. - Nov 8, 2014
Good domestic help is available and reasonable, usually less than US$250 a month for full-time help for a housekeeper/cook plus health insurance about US$50 every 2 months. There is an extra month salary bonus required at Christmas. Gardeners are about US$20 a day. English is not widely spoken though. - Jan 1, 2014
Very affordable. Ours became a part of our family. She took care of the dogs, ran our errands, paid our bills, cooked and cleaned everything. We paid a bit more, but usually only about $250-$350 a month. - Jul 22, 2013
It is easy to get great help. And cheap. Most people have full-time or live-in help for less than $350/month. - Jun 22, 2013
Inexpensive. - Jul 20, 2012
Maids about US$200 a month full-time. - Feb 9, 2012
Best domestic help so far. - Aug 7, 2011
My domestic employee also helps with the kids. She also babysits for us when the wife and I go out. - May 27, 2011
120 dollars per month and they do everything. - May 26, 2011
The embassy has a good program of finding domestic help. Cost is affordable, and most families seem to be happy with their employees. - Mar 14, 2011
$210 USD a month for a full-time maid, 40 hours a week. Very helpful. - Aug 25, 2010
Readily available, good and cheap (about 150 USD) for full time. - Jan 7, 2010
Generally good quality, very available and inexpensive. - Aug 21, 2009