Kenyan mothers have for ages had myriad complaints about young house helps who can be quite a handful: they tempt husbands, are lazybones, embezzle foodstuff, watch endless Naija movies and can steal children when not feeding them aspirin and spirits to sneak in horny boyfriends.
Some Kenyans have a found ways of ironing out this domestic crease: hiring ‘Miss Cucu Mboch.’
She could be a retired mother of 10 with creaking knees and a bent back, but she comes with proven training, eye for detail, marriage counselling credentials and a grandma’s disposition that can instill the fear of Jehovah in your husband and resident brats.
Beatrice Wairimu, 53, has been a house help since she was 22. She says it can be a lifetime job if one finds an employer who is respectful, pays well and values boundaries. READ MORE
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