About Us

Melisa with her twin boys
Melisa aged 5 years old

I am mom of 3 year old twin boys, and I know what it’s like to be a busy parent.

I also know that when it comes to our children’s happiness, there’s no space for compromise. Finding a balance between the needs of your dear littlies and the demands of the rest of your world is hard. Throw a job or career in the mix and things can get very stressful – especially when you need a babysitter at short notice. Finding someone last minute who you can trust, and who has the right experience for your family, is tricky and often downright impossible.




It was very clear to me that South Africa needed a new online, ad hoc babysitting solution. So I started Nunanny!

Nunanny is mobile-friendly, easy-to-use, cashless and on-demand – you can book a sitter whenever you want. All our sitters are experienced child care professionals, and many are already working in your neighbourhood! We find, screen and interview all sitters on our platform, as well as validate their CPR certificates, and check their references personally. Once all credentials are in order, they become available for you to book. Our booking and cashless payment system happens seamlessly online. Happy children, happy mom, happy sitter!

I care, a lot. I care about our sitters, who are often working moms as well. And I care about your needs, and your children’s and I want to make sure you have the best experience possible.

You are now using  our first Nunanny online service. I am always looking for feedback and any suggestions for improvement as we develop the next version of our platform. We look forward to helping you!


Our Partners in creating a supportive and educated nanny and babysitting industry in South Africa: