International Medical Corps is a model for global not-for-profits, with a plan that goes way beyond drop-in disaster relief. In Haiti, IMC is training locals, building communities, and doing everything it can to put itself to pasture.
Build a game, and they will play--and pay. Of the 62 million Americans who will log game time on a social network this year, some 10% will open their real-world wallets to buy virtual goods. That small percentage is nothing to scoff at