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Kelly Michaela Carelse

HR Manager

Kelly grew up in Woodstock in Cape Town. She attended Pinelands High School and matriculated in 2008 and thereafter, the University of the Western Cape where she completed her Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Industrial Psychology.

In 2014, Kelly decided to further her academic qualifications in Industrial Psychology, and completed her Bachelor of Commerce Honours at the University of Cape Town.

She began her career in HR within the Hospitality Industry at Radisson Blu, and then branched out to a company called Ziphi Nkomo, which provided warehousing staffing solutions to Distribution Centres nationally. She returned to the Hospitality Industry in 2017 where she worked for Marriott International for 3 years. Kelly joined Village n Life in May 2020, and currently lives in Parow North with her 3 year old son Chad. Kelly’s favourite thing to do is Friday Night Pizza Nights with her boy Chad.

Cell: +27 (0)72 798 1859
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Zahraa Kensley


Born and raised in the Mother city of South Africa, she then moved to Johannesburg but missed Cape Town so much, she moved back to stay for good. She was the first team Captain throughout her high school career, and choreographer for school cabarets, she matriculated at Bosmansdam High School in 2017.

In 2018, Zahraa skipped the study life and went straight into the real world, being the big achiever, she went from a receptionist at a stock broker firm to an HR Manager at 19 within a year. Shortly after, she started a new chapter in her life in hospitality with Village n Life as an Executive Assistant to the COO and administrator for Career Custodians.

Cell: +27 (0)64 759 8939
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