Madonna Announces Support For Girls' Education At The Sound Of Change Live Concert

June 01, 2013

On June 1, 2013 Madonna announced her plans to support girls' education in Pakistan and Afghanistan through her Ray of Light Foundation at The Sound of Change Live concert which was presented by CHIME FOR CHANGE, a campaign for improved Education, Health and Justice for women and girls worldwide.

Madonna took the stage with Humaira Bachal, the courageous young Pakistani woman who has overcome extreme adversity to educate girls in Pakistan. During her speech, Madonna challenged everyone to join her "Revolution of Love" to "end violence, promote peace, demand justice and help ensure education for girls everywhere."

She asked viewers to help contribute to the building of a new and bigger school for Humaira's students and personally committed to funding the completion of the school's construction if viewers funded the first floor.

To help build Humaira's school, visit:

Madonna also announced her plans to support Afghan women through the Afghan Institute of Learning and has offered to match donations 2:1 in support of this project. To donate, visit:

To learn more about the Ray of Light Foundation and Madonna's Revolution of Love, please visit
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02 June, 2013
Chimin' In
I am so proud of you Madonna! It has been a pleasure to evolve with you and learn from you all of these years. I'm honored to cough up the cash when you ask for it. You entertain me, but even more importantly you inspire me everyday. 2 for 1- I'm in.
02 June, 2013
Madonna is the wonderful and we can considered her how a wonderful mother and a big mother of everybody because she cares about all children in the world. These attitudes of Madge, only does the love and admirations of her fans increase for her. Thanks Madge!!! I love U!!!
02 June, 2013
She Speaks-We Listen
very good speech Madonna-the world has heard what you had to say-we are with you-we will help you, and the girls & women of the world !
02 June, 2013
Thank You Madonna, I Love You, Me
02 June, 2013
Revolution of Love
Hey Madonna, maybe you can entitle your next album and tour 'Revolution of Love'. I think it's a great idea. Does anybody else think so too? I work in education, so if you need any help when planning your projects, let me know. It is amazing of you to help all these people. Keep going girl. x
01 June, 2013
Well done M! I am so proud of you! We are making this happen!
01 June, 2013
Madonna Ray Of Light
Madonna is the most compassionate person in addition to her entertaining abilities....I wish you the best, M.....You deserve to get all awards you be nominated for...Let this endeavor right here succeed....Thanks for helping the unfortunate...
01 June, 2013
Wonderful Speech @ Chime for Change
Wonderful speech Madonna! I'm sure with all your hard work and inspiration, people will unite to bring about the revolution your preach.
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