Oom Tienie in training
Oom Tienie in training

Tienie van Zyl (83) - a member of Ruyterwacht Senior Centre - has always loved walking.

In 1952 he joined Bellville Athletics Club (he is still their oldest ACTIVE member), and completed his first marathon (42km) in 1958. His did last full marathon only a few days before his 80th birthday!


Ruyterwacht Welcomes:

  • Any food donations
  • Cash donations 
  • Fuel and or vehicle maintenance sponsorship
  • Magazines and books
  • Furniture, bric & brac
  • Clothes
  • Art & craft supplies
  • Outings and experiences


Our Bank Details: 

ABSA Bank Parow

Branch Code: 632005, 

Cheque Acc.Nr: 390169582


All donations (cash as well as in natura) received are tax deductible through a Section 18 receipt issued by Ruyterwacht Senior Centre.

Serving the poor, elderly citizens of the Ruyterwacht community with Christian compassion as well as providing basic support services.