Posts Tagged ‘raising malawi’

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…