Photos: Madonna à la Cérémonie de la Pose de la Première Pierre de l'Académie pour Filles le 6 avril 2010.
Madonna, Lourdes and Mercy during a bricklaying ceremony at the site of her "Raising Malawi Academy for Girls" in Chinkhota village, near the capital Lilongwe in Malawi on April 6, 2010. Madonna is currently on a week-long charity tour of the country where she has adopted two children.
Madonna arrives with her adopted Malawian child Mercy James.
Madonna arrives with her adopted Malawian child Mercy James and daughter Lourdes.
Madonna sits with her adopted Malawian child Mercy James and daughter Lourdes.
Madonna presents schoolgirls with necklaces.
Madonna poses with schoolgirls.
Madonna prepares to lay the first stone.
Madonna loads her trowel with cement prior to laying a symbolic brick at the commencement of the construction of her US $15m Raising Malawi Academy for Girls near Lilongwe Tuesday April 6, 2010.
Madonna lays the first stone.
Madonna waves to fans after the bricklaying ceremony.
Photos: REUTERS/Mike Hutchings (MALAWI) ; AP/George Ntonya.
Additional pictures by Madonna Fans' World.