The Khayelitsha Bandwidth Barn is South Africa’s only township-based tech hub and is a key enabler of inclusive innovation.
As South Africa’s only township-based tech hub, the Khayelitsha Bandwidth Barn is a key enabler of inclusive innovation, supporting entrepreneurs and organisations creating products and services for township economies. 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.
Khayelitsha Bandwidth Barn offers tech-enabled businesses the opportunity to grow in a vibrant ecosystem.
Ecosystem membership and space
If you want to be part of the Bandwidth Barn, we are able to provide ecosystem membership and space for your tech or tech-enabled business to grow and flourish. We provide more than just office space, we are a community of entrepreneurs that wants to build a future-fit, inclusive society through innovation and technology.