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Malawi: Madonna and the Girls Academy

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Malawi, Humanitarian Response, Youth

Pop star Madonna shares her motivation [1] to help Malawian girls: Having lost my mother at such a young age, I felt a close connection to these children. Their stories had touched my own. In a country of 14 million, a staggering one million children have been left alone with the responsibility of raising each other.”