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

Going rate among the embassy is about US$7 an hour, which I find really reasonable. The problem is finding someone to work for you. There is high unemployment here, but many expats struggle to find someone to work regular hours for them. - Apr 8, 2016
Domestic help is readily available. Cost was about US$10 an hour give or take. - Aug 5, 2014
We have a cleaning lady come once per week and she costs about US$40 for 8 hours. We have someone cut the grass for about US$30 and it takes him 8 hours. - Jun 16, 2014
They are plenty and they are reasonable (US$7-9 an hour). - Feb 18, 2014
The Embassy will always help you find help. Most is affordable, but I wouldn't say cheap. - Oct 16, 2010
Cleaning ladies are pretty affordable here. - Mar 23, 2009
Easily available, less good that in other cities I lived at. It runs about 40 to 50 KN/hour. - Mar 2, 2009