Frequently asked questions
What is the Khwela program?
Who can apply?
Is the program free?
I am not based in Cape Town, can I still apply?
I just graduated in Tourism, can I get an internship?
The program is for young women who are currently unemployed and not studying.If you are unemployed and not studying (but have studied in the past) you can apply to join the full program
What other provinces is the program available in?
For now, it is only available in the Western Cape Province.
Why can't men apply?
The program caters to women with the aim of empowering women. With the notion that women do not get the same opportunities as men.
The form does not work on my phone, can you email me a form?
When is the next intake?
Starting in March 2020.
What happens after completing an internship?
As the main focus of the program is to empower young unemployed women to get employed and become resourceful, what happens after completing the internship follows a graduation and a career path in tourism and hospitality.
Where can I find more information about the program?
For more information, please go to the website www.khwela.org.za or contact us on 061-365-8554.
Is the program registered?
Yes the program is registered as an NPC and it works closely with the Department of Economic Development and Tourism.