Bangalore, Karnataka, India
It’s not easy being a Single mother in India. Single mothers have to fulfil a much greater responsibility for their children, elders in the family and so many other aspects of their life. They also have to develop new coping skills and confidence, requiring courage and resilience to help sustain their families. But their resilience is constantly challenged by the amount of household chores they have to do every day.
Housejoy is featuring single moms from all over the country and sharing their stories to the world. They have spoken to some amazing single mothers from social groups like Single Moms of Bangalore and learnt many tricks on how they manage their life and how with Housejoy they do not have to do everything by themselves anymore.
Ashwini Jaisim is a single mother of 2, aged 9 and 7. She works with Fountainhead, freelances as a writer and leads a hectic life that revolves around her work and children. After her friend recommended Housejoy to her, she has more time on her hands to devote to her children and help them with their homework. She says, “Housejoy was the greatest find for me! A friend recommended their at-home services and I can’t thank her enough. I can get professional help be it for cleaning or laundry or even beauty at home at the touch of a button. The greatest thing is that their service-men come with a background check so I am not concerned with security for my children. It is so convenient and quick.”
Housejoy has got their back, they can now indulge in some quality time with their children, friends or even with themselves. Housejoy will take care of all their household chores. Be it laundry, home cleaning, plumbing & electrical needs, Appliance repair, Fitness & wellness or the indulgent beauty service at home.
CEO of Housejoy, Saran Chatterjee shares, “Our aim is to make home services quick and easy and in turn, to make life simpler and hassle free for all. Housejoy pays a tribute to the resilience of every single mother. They are the true inspiration to Housejoy as they are the greatest multitaskers. They have this great ability to balance their chores, careers and children perfectly. Housejoy looks upto these single mothers and strives to lend an arm by maintaining their house in the most convenient way.”
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It is the leading provider in the home services space. They are pioneers in providing high-quality on demand residential services, supported by a team of dynamic, capable and trusted professionals. Housejoy launched in January 2015 to provide an aggregation of services to customers ensuring punctuality, quality and reliability. They perform a wide variety of services ranging from maintenance and home repairs to high quality plumbing, electrical services, home cleaning and computer repairs. Housejoy additionally offers specialized services in beauty and in-house bridal make-up and are expanding their service portfolio. Housejoy will also take care of your laundry and dry cleaning, with pickup and delivery right at your doorstep. Within a short time, Housejoy is operational in 13 cities across the nation and has raised 4 $Million funding in series A from Matrix Partners and has raised 23 $Million in series B led by Amazon and included new investors Vertex Ventures, Qualcomm and Ru-Net Technology Partners. Housejoy also roll out its iOS app this January.
They extended its dominance in the industry by acquihiring MyWash, an on-demand dry cleaning and laundry company at an undisclosed amount in February, 2016. Soon after this, the company acquired Orobind, an ‘at-home’ personal fitness tech startup at an undisclosed amount. This move helps Housejoy further strengthen its fitness offering and offer a highly differentiated experience to its customers.