Pop icon Madonna has made it known that she wants to open an orphanage in Malawi (a country in Africa), which is the hometown of her adopted son David and daughter Mercy.

“My short term goals are to build an orphan care center that will service and reach at least 1,000 children and I’m also actively involved in funding several orphanages that already exist,” Madonna said in a docu-series interview with ‘American Revolutionaries: The Hitmakers.’

The 52-year-old superstar had previously tried to build a Malawian school to teach 400 girls, which would have cost around $15 million. But due to unforeseen circumstances the plans fell flat in March.