Madonna took to Instagram an appeal for Malawi donations to flood victims

US pop superstar Madonna has used her Instagram account to appeal for donations to help survivors of deadly floods which have swept through Malawi over the past week.

Madonna:  Donate through Unicef

Madonna: Donate through Unicef

More than 170 people have been killed and 200,000 displaced by torrential rain and flooding in Malawi.

Large areas in the south are underwater and homes, crops and livestock have been washed away.

The continuing rain is making rescue operations difficult.

Madonna who adopted son, 9-year-old David Banda and has another Malawi-born child, Mercy Chifundo James,  has encouraged her Instagram  followers to “say a prayer for Malawi” and donate what they can to the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) to help those in need.

She shared a snap of the extreme flooding online and issued a call to action by captioning the photo: “Malawi needs our help! Massive Floods have killed at least 48 and displaced more than 100 thousand! People!!! Please join me and @UnicefUSA in providing emergency aid to those who lost their homes and loved ones! Donate.”

Madonna established the Raising Malawi foundation to build schools for disadvantaged kids across the nation.

She was appointed the Goodwill Ambassador for Child Welfare by the country’s President Peter Mutharika during her last year’s visit to the southern African nation.

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19 thoughts on “Madonna took to Instagram an appeal for Malawi donations to flood victims”

  1. There are many rich people in Malawi, osamangodikila anthu a kunja okha okha, blessed is the hand that giveth, remember that.

  2. NAKAMBA says:

    Colleagues in Malawi, especially Blantyre. Let us help our friends in Chilobwe with any items. Our friends are helpless, they have lost everything they had. I do not stay there but what I saw on MBC TV was pathetic. Let us not rush to judge them as some are saying. Let us each one of us on individual basis, help. Get out that dress that has been in the ward robe for the whole 2014 without seeing the outside world, those pots that are in the cartons, those plates in the display cabinets as we call them and assist our fellow Malawians. We should not just watch others donating from USA, UK whilst each one of us, no matter how little can do something. This is my prayer. TNM and Airtel can you help through SMS, we could be sharing 50, 50 so that half of the proceeds go towards our reduction of suffering of our friends down South.

  3. gule says:

    thanks Madonna! please keep it up! we know you have adopted our kids and you lost over 1 million dollars thru greedy and ruthless characters in the Raising Malawi project yet u still spend millions more to fly into Malawi to bring the kids back to the mother land! God bless yoi! there are some very sinister and evil women in Malawi who will try and bring u down lime the satanic Nufhe Chombo and of course you know who!! keep your chin up and please keep on giving! we ordinary Malawians really appreciate it!!!

  4. Aferazao says:

    Madonna uses her Instagram to swindle money from people in the name of assisting poor people in Malawi, but ends up keeping all the donated money to enrich herself. Let us hope she is not up to her usual tricks again and that all the money donated will be put to the intended use in full and not putting part of it pa lilime, very cunning woman.

  5. victim Chamkhuni Lwazazi says:

    Good move Madonna. Be blessed.

  6. wobeba wanga says:

    Guys!! Donate

  7. Anonymous says:

    Thanks Madonna God will bless you more

  8. Chikadzakuwani says:

    Wachitabwino kutero anthu aboma kuba kwambiri asanyambitepo ndalama zimenezi

  9. me says:

    she is rich why dont she help herself from her pocket?
    she is begging for help and donations ok.
    those donations is like 50-50 because of her work.
    this women is shit.another one getting even richer because of poverty in malawi

  10. koma says:

    Madona my sister wants u to adopt her. Every yr thats her bday wish. She is married with 3 children. Please am on my knees.

  11. iyawm says:

    she is truly an ambassador of Malawi

  12. hfty says:

    Thief! Thief! Thief! Using docile Malawi to pump up her celebrity status. go retire madge

  13. Specio thanx 2 madona 4 her passion n luv. We need a brief update about David our brother.Proud of u!

  14. Big brain says:

    Chemwali Athu awa thanks donna

  15. Dr Mbewe says:

    As Malawians we must appreciate this noble effort by Madonna

  16. osborné says:

    Thank you for the post but don’t fool us again on the hospital project.

  17. Ndilowa says:

    Madonna is just a thief. She wants to use malawi to get donation for herself as she did with raise malawi

  18. tonde says:

    Madonna make sure this money trickles down to Malawi. It should shouldn’t be a way of killing simple bucks to further a satire for enrichment.

  19. Kanyenda says:

    Very good Madonna- we need your help and starpower to assist Malawi! JB just sent 3 bags of maize but is staying in 5-star hotels-kaya!

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