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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

Paul

Oloya

Director of Programs

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Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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Jim

Evans

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resources & Administration Manager

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Tikikil

Shikur

Cashier / Store Keeper

Lizzie

Zweng

Graphic Designer

Lissie

Babb

Director of Programs Development

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Peninah

Natukunda

Finance & Accounting Manager

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Meseret

Biru

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Calvin

Babyenda

Finance and Administration Assistant

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Amanda

Ainsworth

Technology Consultant

Savannah

Sanchez

Accounting Clerk

Judith

Mpumwire

WASH Sustainability Officer

Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

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Jon

Viducich, PE

Manager of WASH Engineering

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Sarah

Young, PE

WASH Engineer

Charles

Chambila

Director of Engineering Operations

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Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Aberra

Elefew

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Emma

Capela

Development Specialist

Vincent

Amaza

Acting WASH Program Engineer

Kassa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Martin

Opio

Director of Engineering Operations

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Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Mestawet

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Teshale

Asefa

Regional Program Manager, Kokosa

Almaz

Alemayehu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Almaz

Torbi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Brittney

Tierney

Regional Manager of Donor Relations

Alemayehu

Asefa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Daniel

Macfarlane

Director of Finance

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Spera

Atuhairwe

Country Director of Uganda

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Grace

Orishaba

Area Program Manager, Kaliro

Tadelech

Tesfaye

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Irene

Mbasalaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Ayantu

Getachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Elizabeth

MacRae-Garvin, MPH

Manager of Program Design & Implementation

Valerie

Sagero

Administrative Assistant

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Country Director of Ethiopia

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Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Misgana

Hirphassa

WASH Engineer (Planning and Design)

Bayisa

Adere

WASH Construction Engineer

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

John

Tugume

Water Works Technician

Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Nensebo

Samuel

Okello

WASH Program Engineer

Gary

Weyel

Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications

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Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Obse

Fufa

WASH Construction Engineer

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Burkitu

Chuluke

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Yisahek

Dagne

Jr. WASH Tech

Wondiye

Haile

WASH Planning Design Engineer

Tim

Chambers

Vice President of Global Programs

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Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Coordinator

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Julious

Awelo

Jr. WASH Technician

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Allie

Watts

Marketing Associate

Stephenson

Byarugaba

Water Works Technician

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Birkinesh

Bekele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

Peter

Batambuze

Program Coordinator

Alemnesh

Girma

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Coordinator

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Cynthia

Kahn-Flynn

Marketing and Communications Specialist

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Francis

Aguma

Engineering Assistant

Ackline

Ainembabazi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager

Kiryn

Headrick

Data & Systems Coordinator

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Rabecca

Balisidya

Senior Finance & Accounting Officer

Joseph

Kagezi

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

David

Mugoya

Driver

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Brandie

Shackelford, MSPH

Manager of Monitoring and Evaluation

Sean

Glore

Sr. Director of Global Human Resources

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Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Michael

Steele

Innovation & Sustainability Engineer

Sean

Martin

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Kara

Tipton

Regional Manager of Donor Relations

David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

Sofiya

Kore

Junior Accountant / Cashier

Arina

Richard

Communications Coordinator

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Administration Manager

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Paul

Gabula

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Henry

Tenywa

Finance Officer

John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Filagot

Worku

Finance & Accounting Manager

Tim

Culp

Sr. Vice President of Finance and Administration

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Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Unith

Nakandha

Accounts Assistant

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Cristina

Batz

Executive Assistant

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Selamawit

Tilahun

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Margaret

Mbabazi

Finance and Administration Assistant

Xavier

Mbonye

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Kensington

Chenoweth

Staff Accountant

Elizabeth

Kimaro

Human Resources Officer

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Enat

Amde

Cashier / Store Keeper

Berhanu

Mesele

Director of Engineering Operations

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Joseph

Balikowa

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Misrak

Ayano

Regional Program Manager, Dodola

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Lawrance

Mukidi

Engineering Assistant

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