If you survived the annual "Nanny migration" and your Domestic Manager reported to work after the December holidays, you're one of the lucky ones. If you've been paying attention on social media, many of them it seems, chose to cut off their "toxic employers". In 2021, endeavour to be a better employer. Find out from them how you can enrich their life in a positive way. There are many ways you can do that and one way is giving them skills they can always use elsewhere to better their futures. 
Here are certified courses in Nairobi you can sign them up for that will be of mutual benefit to both of you:
Pediatric first aid training
Pediatric first aid training is the most crucial aspect of safety. Child caregivers assigned to handle children and babies face a challenging task to respond to a wide range of emergencies and eventualities. St. John has designed this course to ensure that all participants are equipped with up to date skills in the care of children and babies in the event of an emergency.
First aid for pediatric care is a 1-day training, which incorporates both theory and practical sessions. These lessons are aimed at ensuring that learners are confident and knowledgeable about the hazards facing children in a school and household setup. Cost Ksh 1000. Call  0721611555.
Laundry Management 
Cleaning textiles is a craft. If you and the kids always have a load to wash and if you use machines to aid in cleaning, consider signing up your domestic manager for a laundry management course at Isamado Homecare Training Institute
The course entails:
  • Laundry Management
  • Dry Cleaning Management
  • Laundry Technology
  • Dry Cleaning Technology
  • Health & Safety
Cost of Training & Mentorship: the full five day hospitality course costs Ksh 9,000.
Call 0702 300300 or 0704 300300.
Food Preservation
Domestic Managers handle food at home and learning how to preserve it will save a lot of expenses.  Lime Catering is offering a food preservation course. Over the course of two days your domestic manager will cover the art of preserving food through fermentation, pickling and drying. They'll learn how to make butter, yoghurt, soft cheese, flavoured oils, chutneys, pickles, jam & marmalade. They'll  make some of their own preserves to take home as well as recipes, hints, tips and tricks and an apron & certificate. Lunch & refreshments will be provided. 
Cost 7,000 per person per day. Call +254 7983 10009
Flower Arrangement Masterclass
If you love gardening and are an anthophile, you've probably tasked your domestic manager with some basic flower arrangement duties in the house. Turn them into a pro by enrolling them 
for the Flower Arrangement Masterclass. This one week course will cost Ksh 10,000. 
Call +254 (0) 759 395 862.

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Maureen Kasuku

Maureen is our resident cat lady and Beyoncé stan. She writes about spas, brunch and ballet recitals but has never been to any. Moonlights as a social justice activist in her spare time. She knows things and is obnoxiously opinionated on the internet but not in real life

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