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Luis Sanabria

Chief Operating Officer, Fundacion Paraguaya


Luis Fernando Sanabria is COO of Fundación Paraguaya since 2008. He holds a law degree from the National University of Asuncion and a Master degree in Business Administration from the Austral University in Buenos Aires. He also studied management at the Golda Meir Institute of Haifa, Israel.

Luis Fernando has done consulting work for the Inter-American Development Bank, the Avina Foundation, and the United Nations Development Program. On numerous occasions, he has been the counterpart of Accion International in the application of the CAMEL instrument, a comprehensive financial diagnostic tool designed especially for microfinance institutions at Fundación Paraguaya, and he has been an evaluator for Accion International in the application of CAMEL at another local entity.

In a joint Fundacion Paraguaya-Avina Foundation endeavor, Luis Fernando developed the Organizational Development System, a unique system in Paraguay to evaluate development organizations. He is also the founder and first President of the Association of Civil Society Organizations of Paraguay.

Regional Focus

South America, Eastern and Southern Africa