If Harry Potter were a real person, he’d fight child labor, voter suppression, and poverty. Here are several ways Harry's fans have taken his values from the books and movies into the real world.
EcoZoom stoves reduce fuel use by 50 percent to 60 percent and toxic emissions by 70 percent, while cutting cooking time in half, which allows women to spend more time gardening and tending to children.
The UN Security Council did not grant Kenya's new president a year off from trial at The Hague. Examining Nairobi's subsequent 'freak out.'
And that's slightly troubling: Congo, Uganda, and the M23 rebels can't agree on how to agree; skeleton teams of negotiators now sit aimlessly around Kampala instead of moving forward.
In Uganda, Rwanda, and the Philippines mobile banking vans reach out to the rural poor as an alternative to cell phone banking schemes.