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Augusto Costas

Social Development Expert
   Bolivia
  |   La Paz, La Paz

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

Over the last 30 years, I have developed a wide range of development projects with several donors including visits to many countries sites helping to be organized and ready to fulfill the expect results. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of human development world, and I am seeking opportunities to build more capacity building from the ground up for you or your organization.

I also have experience in the following areas: Disasters Risk Reduction, Positive Leadership, Team Work, Strategic Planning, Assets and Reviews,...

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Team-work
Strategy-planning
Risk Reduction Management
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Social development
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Service Description

During my career, I served as the National Director of Baha'i Radio in Bolivia. During this time, I focused on the development of rural education and health programs for indigenous people in the Andes region of Latin America. I managed over 40 people and dealt with annual budgets of over. $200,000 US.
In addition, I've been a consultant for the development of higher education in Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador, particularly with Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA), Rapid Rural Appraisal (RRA), Save the Children and in NUR University of Santa Cruz in the area of leadership, teamwork, project design, monitoring, and project evaluation, coaching and mentoring, strategic planning and designing effective workshops for women & children's rights. I am also a professor in two public Universities and adult center for 18 years.
I have also served as a Financial and Operations Vice President on the Board of Directors of the Foundation for the Integral Development of Bolivia (FUNDESIB). For the past 18 years, FUNDESIB has developed educational and health programs for those in need for which I had the pleasure to serve as Executive Director of this Foundation for three years. FUNDESIB employs more than 30 people and manages annual budgets of over $500,000 US.
Throughout my career, I have had extensive experience in the designed (80% of which have been approved), development and implementation of projects and worked on over 30 projects. Most of the plans and projects involved...

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Social Development Expert
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Leadership and Strategy Planning Expert
Social Communication Expert
ICT Expert
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