South Africa's #1 online marketplace for home services

Kandua is a fast-growing, mission-driven tech startup.

We build easy tools that empower people professionally. Tools that shorten the distance between having a skill and making a living from it. Our flagship product,, is South Africa’s largest online home services marketplace: A seamlessly designed platform, that connects great home service providers to the people who need them, powered by pioneering technology and a passionate, talented team. At Kandua, being excellent at what we do matters. That’s how we make an impact. That’s how we grow as people and as a business. That’s how we’ve made over R400 million worth of work opportunities happen, and we’re just getting started.

40000 +
ratings and reviews
R 150 million +
worth of work opportunities
9000 +
vetted, reviewed and background-checked pros
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In the News


What our partners say

We back impact entrepreneurs, local leaders who are creating sustainable solutions to difficult problems. By combining a deep understanding of the people they serve, with the latest technology and boatloads of passion, Kandua is making an exponential impact.

South Africa

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

It’s better to use Kandua in this day and age where trust is such a big issue. Kandua has helped us grow our business. Kandua will help you grow your business.

Flooring 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