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U.S. singer Madonna (L) sits with her daughter Lourdes before the laying of the foundation of a multi-million dollar girls' school she is building in Chinkota, outside Lilongewe, October 26, 2009. Madonna, who has adopted two children from the southern African country, arrived to attend a brick-laying ceremony in Lilongwe on Monday. The school is expected to cost about $15 million. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
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U.S. pop star Madonna's daughter Lourdes carries a child at the Home of Hope centre in Mchinji, 128 km (80 miles) west of Lilongwe, October 27, 2009. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibek
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U.S. pop star Madonna's daughter Lourdes carries a child at the Home of Hope centre in Mchinji, 128 km (80 miles) west of Lilongwe, October 27, 2009. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Madonna and her daughter Lourdes visited Malawi's city of Chinkot on Monday for a brick-laying ceremony for the construction of a girl's school.

The Raising Malawi Academy for Girls is a multi-million dollar project started by Madonna expected to admit 500 girls.

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