Helping small service businesses grow

Kandua is a mission-driven tech start up. Our vision is to make home job fulfilment simple, intuitive and equitable for service providers and the customers they serve.

Our flagship product,, is South Africa’s #1 online marketplace for home services. Every month, over 40 000 vetted home service pros have access to around R50 million worth of work opportunities from individual customers, and access to business customers through Kandua’s partnerships with leaders in insurance and retail.

The Kandua for Pros app puts a head office in the palm of every pro’s hand: send professional quotes and invoices, accept card and online payments, keep track of customer communication, and get visibility of business performance, all from a mobile phone, and all safely stored in the cloud.

Kandua is a wholly owned, independent subsidiary of Santam.

5000 +
vetted and reviewed pros
R 2 million +
worth of work opportunities
40000 +
quotes and invoices sent
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In the News


What our partners say

Kandua is bringing skilled, vetted, and verified service providers and customers closer together – advancing job creation in the process. It is the kind of business we are proud to support.


Allan Gray E-Squared Ventures

We partnered with Kandua to help our customers find vetted, rated contractors to install the products they buy from us. Kandua is as invested as we are in helping our customers create the home of their dreams.


CEO of Leroy Merlin South Africa

What our pros say

Kandua is great because customers know they can trust us immediately. We get a lot of business through Kandua and there are no hassles.

Steelworks and Automation Pro

Everything is on my phone, so I can use it while I’m on site. I can get new clients and also see the records of previous quotes and jobs.


Electrical Pro

Kandua does wonders for me. I’ll be sitting at home and an opportunity will come straight to my phone.


Flooring Pro

What our team says

The culture here is warm, welcoming and friendly. I am free to take initiative and be innovative in my work. And we laugh – a lot!


Customer Service Manager

The people here are all brilliant at what they do, constantly learning and extremely supportive. Everyone here is as invested in your personal development as you are.


Human Capital Lead

I love working at Kandua because I know I’m contributing to something meaningful and because I get to work with some of the smartest developers out there.

Software Engineer

What our customers say

Kandua gives me peace of mind. All their guys are vetted so I know I can trust them to come into my home, do a good job, and charge a fair price.


With Kandua I know I am making an informed choice because I can compare quotes from experienced professionals . It’s like having an expert friend by your side.


WI’ve done several renovations and I wish I found Kandua earlier. It really takes the hassle out of finding the right people for the job.


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The Kandua Founders

Arjun Khoosal

Arjun is a well-decorated informatician, obsessed with finding elegant solutions to real, really big problems. He’s a jack of all trades and a master of…more than one. He finished three majors in three years (maths, statistics, computer science) and took actuarial science during the first two. His subsequent masters in bioinformatics yielded promising research (cited over 2000 times) but was cut short when he dropped out to found Kandua, where he drives product and technology.

Sayo Folawiyo

Sayo is passionate about tech entrepreneurship on the African continent. He has extensive experience in the telecommunications, media and technology sector. With the soothing voice of a podcast host, he pushes the team and the strategy forward.

Our Partners and Investors

Do you qualify to be a Kandua Elite Pro?

Apply if you have all of the below:

You will also have to pass a criminal background check.