Thursday, 31 March 2011

Stephen Lewis blasted Madonna yesterday

The Stephen Lewis blasted Madonna yesterday, saying the pop star and other celebrities should stay out of development work because “they don’t know enough about it.”

Former Africa HIV / AIDS is the UN special envoy in Malawi Madonna canceled a $ 15 million all girls school construction plans in response to recent controversy comments made ​​during a radio interview.

He said, “I think fundamentally that celebrities should stay out of development. They don't know how it works. They should leave it to the organizations who have some knowledge of both working with government and with communities on the ground.”

Lewis likely to recognize singer "the best of intentions (the project) initially" he was more "uncomfortable about the way they turned the so-called academy into the hands of people who are obviously incompetent or greedy or untrustworthy.”

Madonna bail on the project after school from international charity group U.S. $ 3.8 million (U.S.) was "Outlandish spending" yet the earth was broken in Lilongwe has been spent by signs.