Bandwidth Barn Khayelitsha

A community space that enhances tech entrepreneurship and innovation within the Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain communities.


The Khayelitsha Bandwidth Barn is situated at Lookout Hill, which is the heart of the Khayelitsha/Mitchells Plain Development Corridor, and is CiTi’s second location. This facility was developed in order to drive inclusive innovation.

The programmes at the Khayelitsha Bandwidth Barn focus on people and small businesses that don’t easily have access to financial assistance or social capital, supporting them in developing tech and business skills. It encourages the local community to take part in a creative and social space, while processing ideas into innovative technology products and services that will impact that improve the daily lives of those around them.

Fezeka Mavuso

Business Development Manager  –

The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative


Office: +27 21 409 7099


32 dedicated desks for tenants

Light, bright eventing space

20mbps MetroLAN

40-computer lab for training

Secure venue, on MyCiTi transport route

Physical and virtual tenants supported

People trained in 2016

Attendees at events in 2016


Black-owned businesses: a large proportion youth – and/or women-owned.


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