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

Most of us had housekeepers. They were very affordable. So we tended to pay more. However, be aware that their skills may not be the best, but they most certainly try. Also, be careful hiring someone who is not vetted as theft can be common. But I never had a problem with my housekeeper. - Oct 5, 2017
The trick is finding someone reliable and trustworthy. That said, help is cheap. A full-time housekeeper is around US$60/week. - Jan 2, 2012