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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

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Lawrance

Mukidi

Engineering Assistant

Kara

Tipton

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Jason

Freeman

Casmir

Simon

Project WASH Engineer

Valerie

Sagero

Donor Relations Specialist

Rosemary

Bakeine

Administration Officer

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Christina

Mmbando

Accounts Assistant

Shara

Curry

Marketing Coordinator

Sean

Glore, MBA

Head of Development

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Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Joseph

Balikowa

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Jordan

Smith

Senior IT Manager

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician Coordinator

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Magelan

William

WASH Technician

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Wondiye

Haile

WASH Planning Design Engineer

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Mathew Robert

Masanja

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Jim

Evans

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Martin

Opio

Engineering Team Leader

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Margaret

Mbabazi

Finance and Administration Assistant

Kassa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Courtney

Stacy

Executive Assistant

Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Ashley

Ingram

Administrative Assistant

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Thereza

Marcely

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sokin

Yem

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Beth

Graves

Head of People Development

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Edith

Lutainulwa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Judith

Mpumwire

WASH Sustainability Officer

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

John

Tugume

Water Works Technician

Paul

Congdon

Innovation Project Manager

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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Enat

Amde

Accountant

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Sean

Martin, MDiv, CFRE

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Grace

Butcher

Program Data Coordinator

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Accounting Manager

Paul

Oloya

Community Health Programming Specialist, Africa

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Calvin

Babyenda

Finance and Administration Assistant

Lissie

Babb, PhD

Head of Program Quality

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Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Sofiya

Kore

Accountant

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Suzan

Katebalirwe

International Human Resources Lead

Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Dixon

Odur

Communications Officer

Maurice

Ndahura

WASH Program Engineer

Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Daniel Denis

Osaka

Junior WASH Technician

Charles

Chambila

Engineering Manager, Africa

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Evelyn

Anek

Area Program Manager

Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

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Francis

Ocheng

Water Works Technician

Elizabeth

MacRae-Garvin, MPH

Manager of Program Quality

Sifuni

Mnyilenga

Administrative and Stores Assistant

Sara

Weaver

Director of Marketing

John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Francis

Aguma

Engineering Assistant

Tim

Culp

Chief Operating Officer

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David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager

Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Kokosa

Chamroeun

Chea

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Sarah

Young, PE

Sr. Engineering Advisor

Misrak

Ayano

Regional Program Manager, Dodola

Obse

Fufa

WASH Construction Engineer

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Spera

Atuhairwe

Country Director of Uganda

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Bayisa

Adere

WASH Construction Engineer

Kaanaely

Ngowi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Berhanu

Mekuria

Director of Engineering and Sustainability

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Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Maggie

Branstetter

Donor Relations Coordinator

Vivian Victor

Kamagenge

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Mestawet

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Anteneh

Tibebu

Engineering Team Leader

Julious

Awelo

Water Technician

Bedane

Gemechu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Savannah

Sanchez

Accounting Clerk

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Officer

Michael

Steele, PE

Senior Innovation Manager

Truphina

Ndungile

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Daniel

Abebe

IT Manager

Jason

Freeman

Accounting Manager

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Geremew

Worku

Water Construction Engineer

Emma

Capela

Donor Relations Specialist

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Samuel

Okello

WASH Program Engineer

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Mkude Robert

Mwisarya

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Daniel

Macfarlane, MBA

Head of Finance

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Raphael

Mollel

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Allie

Watts

Digital Marketing Manager

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Emily

Hess

Human Resources Manager

Alemayehu

Asefa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Alex

Subira

WASH Technician

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Kunthea

Thorng

Accounts Assistant

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Filagot

Berbere

International Finance Lead

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Aberra

Elefew Asaminew

Engineering Manager, Africa

Josias

Bazilio

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Hawi

Chemeda

Procurement Officer

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Henry

Tenywa

Finance Officer

Peninah

Natukunda

International Accounting Lead

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Charles

Waiswa

WASH Sustainability Officer

Zerihun

Hailu Desta, MS

Head of Global Programs Implementation

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Degefachew

Ararso

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Officer

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Joseph

Kagezi

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

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