Madonna has been anointed an even loftier title – God.
"Where could we have been without you?" the orphan asked.
The 51-year-old singer has been touring the AIDS ravished country since Sunday. Earlier this week, she marked the groundbreaking of a new girl’s school funded by her charity by planting a tree.
Madonna has adopted two of her four children – David and Mercy – from the impoverished southern African nation. On Tuesday, she reportedly wept after seeing her 4-year-old’s former crib at his old orphanage.
Next on Madonna’s itinerary: a meeting with Malawi’s president and Mercy’s biological father.