President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking part in a series of activities at Mvezo in the Eastern Cape, the birth place of international statesman Nelson Mandela.
These include the handing over of blankets to elderly people, bicycles to learners and unveiling of a sanitary towel project along with Miss World.
The Mvezo Centenary Celebrations are organised by the Royal House of Mandela in partnership with the Universal Peace Federation.
The aim is to bring together people from all walks of life, current and former Heads of State to honour Mandela’s legacy.
The official ceremony and banquet will start in the afternoon with speeches by former presidents while President Ramaphosa will give a keynote address.