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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

Kassa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Coordinator

Meseret

Biru

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Elizabeth

MacRae-Garvin, MPH

Manager of Program Design & Implementation

Daniel

Macfarlane

Director of Finance

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Paul

Gabula

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Alemnesh

Girma

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Irene

Mbasalaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Savannah

Sanchez

Accounting Clerk

Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Alex

Subira

WASH Technician

Jon

Viducich, PE

Manager of WASH Engineering

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Sean

Martin

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Enat

Amde

Cashier / Store Keeper

Berhanu

Mesele

Director of Engineering Operations

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Mkude Robert

Mwisarya

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Mestawet

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Tim

Chambers

Vice President of Global Programs

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Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Peter

Batambuze

Program Coordinator

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Administration Manager

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Coordinator

Almaz

Torbi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Obse

Fufa

WASH Construction Engineer

Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resources & Administration Manager

Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician

Calvin

Babyenda

Finance and Administration Assistant

Kensington

Chenoweth

Staff Accountant

Cynthia

Kahn-Flynn

Marketing and Communications Specialist

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Country Director of Ethiopia

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Paul

Oloya

Director of Programs

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Allie

Watts

Marketing Associate

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Birkinesh

Bekele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Jim

Evans

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Naomi

Bayo

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Nensebo

Julious

Awelo

Water Technician

Charles

Waiswa

WASH Sustainability Officer

Kara

Tipton

Regional Manager of Donor Relations

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Josias

Bazilio

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Misrak

Ayano

Regional Program Manager, Dodola

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Peninah

Natukunda

Finance & Accounting Manager

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Misgana

Hirphassa

WASH Engineer (Planning and Design)

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Cristina

Batz

Executive Assistant

Gary

Weyel

Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications

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Aberra

Elefew

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Judith

Mpumwire

WASH Sustainability Officer

Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Kiryn

Headrick

Data & Systems Coordinator

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

Selamawit

Tilahun

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Lawrance

Mukidi

Engineering Assistant

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Sarah

Young, PE

WASH Engineer

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Amanda

Ainsworth

Technology Consultant

Sifuni

Mnyilenga

Administrative and Stores Assistant

Martin

Opio

Director of Engineering Operations

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Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Tikikil

Shikur

Cashier / Store Keeper

Kaanaely

Ngowi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Elizabeth

Kimaro

Human Resources Officer

Xavier

Mbonye

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Joseph

Kagezi

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Ayantu

Getachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Rabecca

Balisidya

Senior Finance & Accounting Officer

Alemayehu

Asefa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Michael

Steele

Innovation & Sustainability Engineer

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Samuel

Okello

WASH Program Engineer

Valerie

Sagero

Administrative Assistant

Vincent

Amaza

Acting WASH Program Engineer

Lizzie

Zweng

Graphic Designer

Filagot

Worku

Finance & Accounting Manager

Christina

Mmbando

Accounts Assistant

Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Casmir

Simon

Project WASH Engineer

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Yisahek

Dagne

Jr. WASH Tech

Tadelech

Tesfaye

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Vivian Victor

Kamagenge

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Joseph

Balikowa

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Margaret

Mbabazi

Finance and Administration Assistant

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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Wondiye

Haile

WASH Planning Design Engineer

Lissie

Babb

Director of Programs Development

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Stephenson

Byarugaba

Water Works Technician

Henry

Tenywa

Finance Officer

Rosemary

Bakeine

Administration Officer

Teshale

Asefa

Regional Program Manager, Kokosa

Magelan

William

WASH Technician

Theleza

Marcely

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Emma

Capela

Development Specialist

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Francis

Aguma

Engineering Assistant

Sofiya

Kore

Junior Accountant / Cashier

Almaz

Alemayehu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tim

Culp

Sr. Vice President of Finance and Administration

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Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

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Spera

Atuhairwe

Country Director of Uganda

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Bayisa

Adere

WASH Construction Engineer

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Charles

Chambila

Director of Engineering Operations

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Brandie

Shackelford, MSPH

Manager of Monitoring and Evaluation

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Daniel Denis

Osaka

Junior WASH Technician

Raphael

Mollel

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sean

Glore

Sr. Director of Global Human Resources

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Grace

Orishaba

Area Program Manager, Kaliro

John

Tugume

Water Works Technician

Ackline

Ainembabazi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

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