If you would like to learn a little more about development work, Guatemala and other topics, you may like to take a look at the books below.
None of these books are “required” reading, and we don’t agree with the all of the content of all of them. This list is designed solely to provoke thought and thinking and share ideas, not to suggest any “right” way of looking at the world.
The White Man’s Burden: Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good by William Easterly
Walk Out Walk On: A Learning Journey into Communities Daring to Live the Future Now by Margaret Wheatley & Deborah Frieze.
Where There Is No Doctor: A Village Health Care Handbook by David Werner with Carol Thuman & Jane Maxwell (free PDF download!)
A Short History of Guatemala by Ralph Lee Woodward, Jr.