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Should be required reading for anyone (seriously) interested in 'development'.
Although the book is riddled with spelling errors, punctuation errors, and font inconsistencies, this is nevertheless a very important book.
Revelations about how some large food aid operations like CARE ultimately do more harm than good.
I appreciate the authors honesty about his experiences and views about the charitable organizations he worked with or learned about while in Haiti.Published 9 days ago by marhec
Five stars indicates..."I love it" meaning here a very good book about real issues in a failed country. Read morePublished 12 days ago by M. L. Stevens
More people should read this book and books like it! Not all development is good development... Educate yourselfPublished 15 days ago by Julia Field
This is an eye-opening read. I wonder if the experiences in Haiti are common to all countries receiving aid?
it is rare to have a first hand account from someone who has spent so many years inside Haiti, who knows the language and the people and who is able to bring us along. Read morePublished 1 month ago by bridgette
Having lived in Haiti for 33 years my views about Aristide are different and very much less favourable than the author's but so much of what is written in this book is true of how... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Robyn Couper
This is an eyeopener. It is not what people that mean well would like to hear about what really is the end produt of their well meant assistance. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Raquel Rodriguez
I think the essence of the book is accurate, the author did his research well I am impressed with the bibliography, but there is too much repetition. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Yves Morency