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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

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Emma

Capela

Mid-Level Donor Relations Manager

Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Filagot

Berbere

International Finance Lead

Obse

Fufa

WASH Construction Engineer

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Kinfe

Diriba

Country Director of Ethiopia

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Kimberly

O'Leary

Grants and Foundations Manager

Raphael

Lwassa

Engineering Team Leader

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Vivian Victor

Kamagenge

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Accounting Manager

Tim

Culp

Chief Operating Officer

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Sokin

Yem

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Raphael

Mollel

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Robert

Owino

Driver

Catherine

Maganga

Area Program Manager

Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resources and Administration Manager

Courtney

Stacy

Executive Assistant

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Francis

Aguma

Engineering Assistant

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bedane

Gemechu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Sarah

Kessy

Human Resources Manager

Allen

Nakangwe

Office Assistant

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Christina

Mmbando

Accountant

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Ashley

Ingram

Administrative Assistant

Mathew Robert

Masanja

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Misrak

Ayano

Regional Program Manager, Dodola

Thomas

Simba

Accounts Assistant

Kassa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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Alemayehu

Asefa Wudneh

Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, Africa

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Margaret

Mbabazi

Finance and Administration Assistant

Johan

Crafford

Global IT Manager

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Mesitawt

Megenasa Dame

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Wondiye

Haile

WASH Planning Design Engineer

Zerihun

Hailu Desta, MS

Vice President of Global Program Implementation

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Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Misgana

Gobeze Godito

Senior Communications Officer

Teshale

Assefa Tefera

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Anteneh

Tibebu

Engineering Team Leader

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician Coordinator

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Officer

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Florian

Ngerero

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Judith

Acek

Finance and Accounting Manager

Lugang'ha

Kasanzu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Berhanu

Mekuria

Director of Engineering and Sustainability

Charles

Mayanj

Driver

André

Arceneaux

Senior Manager of Public Relations and Community Engagement

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Mestawet

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Ivan

Byakika

Procurement Officer in Finance

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Samuel

Okello

WASH Program Engineer

Alemayehu

Awoke Gebremariam

Program Manager, Kokosa

Joseph

Kagezi

Area Program Manager

Kunthea

Thorng

Accounts Assistant

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Engineering Assistant

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Robert

Mubiru

Accounts Assistant

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Emmanuel

Curuma

Country Director of Uganda

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Officer

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Emnat

Woldy

Human Resources & Administration Assistant

Angel

Mirembe

Office Assistant

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Geremew

Worku

Water Construction Engineer

Elbethel

Deme

Procurement Officer

Larry

Fleury

Marketing Manager

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Emily

Hess, SHRM-CP

Human Resources Manager

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Daniel

Macfarlane, MBA

Senior Director of Finance

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Aberra

Elefew Asaminew

Engineering Manager, Africa

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Samson

Tesfaye Thomas

WASH Construction Engineer

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

Beth

Graves

Chief People Officer

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Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Magdalena

Makunga

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Belay

Chekole

Global WASH Engineer

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Sarah

Hollinger

Data and Reporting Specialist

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Alex

Subira

WASH Construction Engineer

Dirk

McCoy

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Ester

Msaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Elsabet

Asefa

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Mike

Giering

Vice President of Donor Relations

Lissie

Babb, PhD

Vice President of Program Quality

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Daniel

Abebe

IT Manager

Magelan

William

Project WASH Engineer

Sam

Hudson

IT Technician

Agustino

Rujinya

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Mauri

Douglas

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Peninah

Natukunda

Global Finance & Accounting Manager

Sofiya

Kore

Accountant

Kaleb

Habtewold

Accountant

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

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