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

Decent availability, reasonable cost. We had both nannies and housekeepers. - Oct 19, 2017
Local help (nannies, housekeepers) are available. References are available through various expat newsletters and message boards. The cost is affordable. - Oct 7, 2016
There is quality workers available for childcare and cleaning/cooking. Cost varies on duties performed. Just for cleaning, we pay 1000 KZT per hour. Live in is not typical here. - Jun 18, 2014
Domestic help is available. Not sure of cost. - Sep 13, 2010
Not bad--25 bucks a day for a housekeeper. More if you want her to cook. - Jul 20, 2008
We pay a house cleaner US$50 per week for 2 full days of work. - Jan 29, 2008