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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

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Officer

Catherine

Maganga

Area Program Manager

Fred

Sseyange

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Enat

Amde

Accountant

Belay

Chekole

Global WASH Engineer

Mkude Robert

Mwisarya

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Casmir

Simon

Project WASH Engineer

Maurice

Ndahura

WASH Program Engineer

Elizabeth

MacRae-Garvin, MPH

Senior Manager of Program Quality

Truphina

Ndungile

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Judith

Mpumwire

WASH Sustainability Officer

Aberra

Elefew Asaminew

Engineering Manager, Africa

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

Obse

Fufa

WASH Construction Engineer

Sifuni

Mnyilenga

Administrative and Stores Assistant

Lawrance

Mukidi

Engineering Assistant

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Kaleb

Habtewold

Accountant

Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

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Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

John

Tugume

Water Works Technician

Emma

Capela

Donor Relations Specialist

Christina

Mmbando

Accounts Assistant

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Karen

Sheehan

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Tim

Culp

Chief Operating Officer

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Kaanaely

Ngowi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Lissie

Babb, PhD

Sr. Director of Program Quality

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Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Mathew Robert

Masanja

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Hawi

Chemeda

Procurement Officer

Charles

Waiswa

WASH Sustainability Officer

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Jill

Ritter

Communications & Brand Marketing Specialist

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Samuel

Okello

WASH Program Engineer

Alemayehu

Awoke Gebremariam

Program Manager, Kokosa

Kunthea

Thorng

Accounts Assistant

Alemayehu

Asefa Wudneh

Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, Africa

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Charles

Chambila

Engineering Manager, Africa

Filagot

Berbere

International Finance Lead

Francis

Aguma

Engineering Assistant

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Misrak

Ayano

Regional Program Manager, Dodola

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Officer

Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Vivian Victor

Kamagenge

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Daniel

Macfarlane, MBA

Director of Finance

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager

Sarah

Young, PE

Sr. Engineering Advisor

Ashley

Ingram

Administrative Assistant

Mestawet

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Edith

Lutainulwa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Bedane

Gemechu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Joseph

Kagezi

Area Program Manager

Shelby

Reynolds

Data and Reporting Specialist

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Engineering Assistant

Mike

Giering

Senior Director of Donor Relations

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Mesitawt

Megenasa Dame

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Gladith

Yoabu

Communications Officer

Calvin

Babyenda

Finance and Administration Assistant

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Anteneh

Tibebu

Engineering Team Leader

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Wondiye

Haile

WASH Planning Design Engineer

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Kassa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Samson

Getachew

WASH Construction Engineer

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Accounting Manager

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Sam

Hudson

IT Technician

Grace

Butcher

Program Data Coordinator

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Degefachew

Ararso

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Randy

Valentine

Chief Development Officer

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Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Charles

Mayanj

Driver

Geremew

Worku

Water Construction Engineer

Emily

Hess, SHRM-CP

Human Resources Manager

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician Coordinator

Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Jim

Evans

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Daniel

Abebe

IT Manager

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Suzan

Katebalirwe

International Human Resources Lead

Berhanu

Mekuria

Director of Engineering and Sustainability

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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Samson

Tesfaye Thomas

WASH Construction Engineer

Sarah

Kessy

Human Resources Manager

Peninah

Natukunda

Global Finance & Accounting Manager

Margaret

Mbabazi

Finance and Administration Assistant

Ella

Cox

Development Assistant

Courtney

Stacy

Executive Assistant

Sofiya

Kore

Accountant

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Raphael

Mollel

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Beau

Waddell

Creative Manager

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zerihun

Hailu Desta, MS

Sr. Director of Global Programs Implementation

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Beth

Graves

Sr. Director of Employee Development

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Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Alex

Subira

WASH Technician

Sokin

Yem

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Elsabet

Asefa

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Paul

Congdon

Innovation Project Manager

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Kinfe

Diriba

Country Director of Ethiopia

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Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Magelan

William

WASH Technician

Spera

Atuhairwe

Country Director of Uganda

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Thereza

Marcely

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

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