President Jacob Zuma is visiting one of the oldest schools in the country, Marhulana Primary in Tembisa, Johannesburg for Mandela Month.
Zuma is there to track the progress made by the school and inspect the conditions, reports EWN's Clement Manyathela.
Manyathela says Zuma will also engage with school leadership to assess what kind of resources and support is needed.
He's delivered blanket's and school bags as a part of government's Mandela Month programmes.— Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter
#Zuma "we give you blankets to be warm and school bags to keep your books" CM— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) July 20, 2016
Listen to the full conversation from The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes:
#Zuma says his visit to the school is to celebrate Mandela's love for children and education. CM— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) July 20, 2016