Posts Tagged ‘madonna’

Madonna ask fans to donate to “Raising Malawi” for her 55th birthday

Posted on 17 Aug 2013 at 10:18am

Happy birthday to Madonna, who turned 55 on Friday. Although she certainly doesn’t need it, the queen of pop now qualifies for a multitude of senior discounts around town.

In lieu of gifts, Madge is encouraging fans to celebrate by donating to Raising Malawi, the organization she founded in 2006 committed to bringing an end to the extreme poverty and hardship endured by Malawi’s 1 million orphans and vulnerable children.

On her Intagram, she wrote this: “Thank u all for your #birthday love! Help me celebrate my birthday, by donating to Raising Malawi to support the work of one of my Heroes, Pediatric Surgeon Dr. Eric Borgstein: Revolution…

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Pictures of Madonna with David and Mercy in Malawi – 2013

Posted on 19 Apr 2013 at 10:35pm

Modonna has just visited Malawi with her two adopted children, we have some nice pictures of them visiting one of many schools she supports.


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With a private jet at the airport, Madonna queued with other passengers in Malawi

Posted on 19 Apr 2013 at 10:16pm

Africa has left itself wide open with glaring sores to the eyes, for celebrities to bandage. When one is drowning in poverty and gross mismanagement, any extended hand of support provided is better than nothing at all! It is not the African elite who suffer due to lack of an elite girl’s school or a functional maternity ward- their own children are whisked away to the best schools and hospitals money can buy to give birth! There are many African nations – who are truly appreciative of such celebrity meddling in their dysfunctional service delivery to the poor, indeed the poor among Africans welcome these super stars who make personal…

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President Joyce Banda said to have been “unaware” of the press release about Madonna “bullying” row.

Posted on 12 Apr 2013 at 7:04pm

The skirmish between Madonna and the Malawian government has taken yet another turn with the country’s President reportedly “incandescent with anger” over a statement released by her own office harshly criticising the American singer.

Sources described as “well-placed” told the BBC that President Joyce Banda was unaware of the statement released on Wednesday which accused Madonna of “bullying state officials” and chaining Malawi to “an obligation of gratitude”.

Madonna, who visited the country last week with her children, including her two  adopted Malawian-born kids David and Mercy James, both 8, to see schools built by her charitable donations, hit back at the criticisms calling them “lies”.

President Banda was reportedly in the…

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Malawian government criticizes Madonna, accuses her of holding country to ransom

Posted on 11 Apr 2013 at 1:21am

The Malawi government issued an angry attack on the pop diva Madonna Wednesday, alleging expected to be granted VIP treatment during her controversial tour to this southern African country last week.

A strongly-worded statement issued Wednesday by the president’s office, State House, in the capital, Lilongwe, accused Madonna of using her fame and money to press the government of Malawi to give her VIP treatment.

“Granted, Madonna is a famed international musician. But that does not impose an injunction of obligation on any government under whose territory Madonna finds…

Some pictures of schools build by Madonna’s Charity in Malawi

Posted on 03 Jan 2013 at 6:05pm

Build by BuildON with Madonna’s Charity

Pictures Copyright: Esther Havens Photography


Madonna Announces Completion of 10 Schools in Malawi in Partnership with buildOn

Posted on 27 Dec 2012 at 3:47pm



(NEW YORK, December 27, 2012) — As part of Madonna’s ongoing commitment to support orphans and vulnerable children in poverty stricken Malawi, ten primary schools have been completed that will serve to educate 4,871 children. These schools are located in rural villages across Malawi and are a result of the partnership between Madonna, her charity Raising Malawi and the global nonprofit buildOn.  The ten schools, which were scheduled to be built over 18 months, have been completed six months ahead of schedule. Six of the schools are already in use and all ten will be up and running in January 2013 for the first day of school…