We are a group of women working together to expand authentic inclusive tourism opportunities in our communities


mhinti pato

Mhinti has completed the AirBnb Homestay Host Training and is a registered Tour Guide. She offers many community experiences around Hout Bay and is the founder and director of Sakhisizwe Youth Development Project. As a mother of three and a mentor to so many in the community she is the truly inspirational woman who opitomizes the true meaning of ubuntu! 

Book a tour with Mhinti: +27 (0) 79 252 0150



Nomsa Somtsewu

Nomsa has been hosting guests in her family home, "Belle's Place", since 2009. The large five bedroom three bath home has a lovely view of Table Mountain from its second storey.

Stay with Nomsa in Langa!


Mirriam Mdoda

Mirriam is an inspiring grandmother who not only takes care of her granddaughter but also looks after her community by running her own soup kitchen to prepare food for community members awaiting services at the local medical clinic, elderly groups, and Sakhisizwe Youth Programme. Contact us about our Impilo Yethu Meals programme if you would like to join Mama Miriam for a traditional lunch or dinner in her home. Her chakalaka will make your mouth water!

Stay with Mirriam in Imizamo Yethu



Lady has been hosting guests in her family home since 1999. The three bedroom three bath home is often visited by extended family and returning guests. If you are a family or group of three or more there is an additional bedroom that can be made available - please be in contact to arrange! Some of Lady's grandchildren stay at the house during the week and other Langa based family often come over for dinner. You are sure to quickly feel part of the family.

Stay with Nomalady in Langa!



Ashley was was a guest in Nomalady's home when she first moved to South Africa from California in 2011. The experience of getting to know her host family and living in Langa for over a year was life changing. When she moved to Hout Bay for work she was inspired to connect with other mothers in Imizamo Yethu who were interested in opening their homes to host visitors. Together with Mhinti, Mirriam, and Kunji, Impilo Yethu was born! Ashley is currently working on her Masters in Inclusive Innovation at the UCT Graduate School of Business. 


Nomsa Ndabambi

Nomsa has completed the AirBnb Homestay Host Training and is excited to welcome you to her home! She is an artisan who works at a local social enterprise making beautiful objects and purses out of recycled tea bags.

Stay with Nomsa in Imizamo Yethu!