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The Lifewater Team

Our staff serve together to bring water, health, and hope to children and families in extreme poverty.

Eager professionals, disciplined dreamers, and humble teammates—that’s who we are. Lifewater has offices in four countries on three continents, but we’re all working for the same thing—for every child to have safe water. Want to meet or connect with us? View our team below.

 

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Staff

Raphael

Mollel

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Truphina

Ndungile

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Judith

Mpumwire

WASH Sustainability Officer

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Thereza

Marcely

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Samson

Getachew

WASH Construction Engineer

Kaanaely

Ngowi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Elsabet

Asefa

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Obse

Fufa

WASH Construction Engineer

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician Coordinator

Karen

Sheehan

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Calvin

Babyenda

Finance and Administration Assistant

Gladith

Yoabu

Communications Officer

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Engineering Assistant

Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Maggie

Branstetter

Donor Relations Coordinator

Tim

Culp

Chief Operating Officer

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Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Kinfe

Diriba

Country Director of Ethiopia

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Zerihun

Hailu Desta, MS

Sr. Director of Global Programs Implementation

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Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Margaret

Mbabazi

Finance and Administration Assistant

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Samson

Tesfaye Thomas

WASH Construction Engineer

Paul

Oloya

Community Health Programming Specialist, Africa

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Charles

Chambila

Engineering Manager, Africa

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Alex

Subira

WASH Technician

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Daniel

Abebe

IT Manager

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Peninah

Natukunda

International Accounting Lead

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Officer

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Shelby

Reynolds

Data and Reporting Specialist

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Martin

Opio

Engineering Team Leader

Rosemary

Bakeine

Administration Officer

Fred

Sseyange

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Sifuni

Mnyilenga

Administrative and Stores Assistant

Casmir

Simon

Project WASH Engineer

Dixon

Odur

Communications Officer

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Berhanu

Mekuria

Director of Engineering and Sustainability

Sarah

Young, PE

Sr. Engineering Advisor

Henry

Tenywa

Finance Officer

Filagot

Berbere

International Finance Lead

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

Francis

Aguma

Engineering Assistant

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Sokin

Yem

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Alemayehu

Awoke Gebremariam

Program Manager, Kokosa

Mestawet

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Randy

Valentine

Chief Development Officer

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Jason

Freeman

Accounting Manager

Hawi

Chemeda

Procurement Officer

Anteneh

Tibebu

Engineering Team Leader

John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Paul

Congdon

Innovation Project Manager

Geremew

Worku

Water Construction Engineer

Grace

Butcher

Program Data Coordinator

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Mkude Robert

Mwisarya

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bedane

Gemechu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

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Joseph

Balikowa

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Mike

Giering

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Maurice

Ndahura

WASH Program Engineer

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Alemayehu

Asefa Wudneh

Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, Africa

Francis

Ocheng

Water Works Technician

Mesitawt

Megenasa Dame

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Bosco

Makilanya

Accounts Assistant

Jordan

Smith

Senior IT Manager

Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Lawrance

Mukidi

Engineering Assistant

Mathew Robert

Masanja

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Misrak

Ayano

Regional Program Manager, Dodola

Aberra

Elefew Asaminew

Engineering Manager, Africa

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Kassa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Courtney

Stacy

Executive Assistant

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Ashley

Ingram

Administrative Assistant

Joseph

Kagezi

Area Program Manager

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager

Vivian Victor

Kamagenge

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Elizabeth

MacRae-Garvin, MPH

Senior Manager of Program Quality

Sofiya

Kore

Accountant

Junior

Mc Intyre

Sr. Director of Innovation and Technology

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Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Beth

Graves

Sr. Director of Employee Development

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Suzan

Katebalirwe

International Human Resources Lead

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Spera

Atuhairwe

Country Director of Uganda

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Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Accounting Manager

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Emma

Capela

Donor Relations Specialist

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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John

Tugume

Water Works Technician

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Wondiye

Haile

WASH Planning Design Engineer

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Officer

Samuel

Okello

WASH Program Engineer

Kunthea

Thorng

Accounts Assistant

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Daniel

Macfarlane, MBA

Director of Finance

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Allie

Watts

Growth Marketing Manager

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Lissie

Babb, PhD

Sr. Director of Program Quality

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Enat

Amde

Accountant

Sarah

Kessy

Human Resources Manager

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Josias

Bazilio

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Kara

Tipton

Director of Mid-Level Donor Relations

Franco

Birungi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

Edith

Lutainulwa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Jim

Evans

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Magelan

William

WASH Technician

Briton

Tumusiime

Water Works Technician

Charles

Waiswa

WASH Sustainability Officer

Emily

Hess, SHRM-CP

Human Resources Manager

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Degefachew

Ararso

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Beau

Waddell

Creative Manager

Christina

Mmbando

Accounts Assistant

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Charles

Mayanj

Driver

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