Kenilworth resident Ma Agnes turns 100 years old

Cape Town – Kenilworth resident Agnes Bezuidenhoudt, fondly referred to as Ma Agnes, celebrated her 100th birthday on Monday while for Heritage month she reflected on celebrating her centennial year during the Covid-19 pandemic and how South Africa, Cape Town and her community have evolved over the decades.

The matriarch of the Bezuidenhoudt family was born in Kimberley on September 20, 1921 and moved to Cape Town in 1971, where she worked for the Western Cape Blood Service until her retirement at 75, raising her family together with her husband until he passed away in 1996.