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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

Elizabeth

Kimaro

Human Resources Officer

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Obse

Fufa

WASH Construction Engineer

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Henry

Tenywa

Finance Officer

Teshale

Asefa

Regional Program Manager, Kokosa

Spera

Atuhairwe

Country Director of Uganda

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Bayisa

Adere

WASH Construction Engineer

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Coordinator

Judith

Mpumwire

WASH Sustainability Officer

Ackline

Ainembabazi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Almaz

Alemayehu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

Meseret

Biru

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Kaanaely

Ngowi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

John

Tugume

Water Works Technician

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

Lawrance

Mukidi

Engineering Assistant

Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Nensebo

Yisahek

Dagne

Jr. WASH Tech

Allie

Watts

Digital Marketing Manager

Sean

Martin, MDiv, CFRE

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tim

Culp

Sr. Vice President of Finance and Administration

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Evelyn

Anek

Area Program Manager

Joseph

Balikowa

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

James

Mugoya

Driver

Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Vivian Victor

Kamagenge

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Almaz

Torbi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

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Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Alemayehu

Asefa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Sifuni

Mnyilenga

Administrative and Stores Assistant

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Ashley

Ingram

Administrative Assistant

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tikikil

Shikur

Cashier / Store Keeper

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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Selamawit

Tilahun

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Kassa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Elizabeth

MacRae-Garvin, MPH

Manager of Program Design & Implementation

Alex

Subira

WASH Technician

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Raphael

Mollel

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sofiya

Kore

Junior Accountant / Cashier

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resources & Administration Manager

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Alemnesh

Girma

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Peninah

Natukunda

Finance & Accounting Manager

Calvin

Babyenda

Finance and Administration Assistant

Emily

Hess

Human Resources Manager

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Cristina

Batz

Executive Assistant

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Mkude Robert

Mwisarya

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Grace

Orishaba

Area Program Manager, Kaliro

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Paul

Congdon

Innovation & Data Specialist

Berhanu

Mesele

Director of Engineering Operations

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Josias

Bazilio

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Charles

Waiswa

WASH Sustainability Officer

Magelan

William

WASH Technician

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Coordinator

Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Paul

Gabula

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Christina

Mmbando

Accounts Assistant

Irene

Mbasalaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Julious

Awelo

Water Technician

Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Head of Program Implementation

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Misrak

Ayano

Regional Program Manager, Dodola

Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Gary

Weyel

Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications

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Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Daniel

Macfarlane, MBA

Director of Finance

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Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Casmir

Simon

Project WASH Engineer

Wondiye

Haile

WASH Planning Design Engineer

Peter

Batambuze

Program Coordinator

Enat

Amde

Cashier / Store Keeper

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Savannah

Sanchez

Accounting Clerk

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Aberra

Elefew

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Tadelech

Tesfaye

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Margaret

Mbabazi

Finance and Administration Assistant

Lissie

Babb, PhD

Head of Program Design

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Sean

Glore, MBA

Sr. Director of HR & Development

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Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician Coordinator

David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Administration Manager

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Filagot

Worku

Finance & Accounting Manager

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Michael

Steele, PE

Innovation Manager

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Kara

Tipton

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Mestawet

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Joseph

Kagezi

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Charles

Chambila

Director of Engineering Operations

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Paul

Oloya

Director of Programs

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Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sarah

Young, PE

WASH Engineer

Birkinesh

Bekele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Ayantu

Getachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Naomi

Bayo

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Valerie

Sagero

Donor Relations Specialist

Emma

Capela

Donor Relations Specialist

Misgana

Hirphassa

WASH Engineer (Planning and Design)

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Amanda

Ainsworth

Head of Innovation

Theleza

Marcely

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Samuel

Okello

WASH Program Engineer

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Rosemary

Bakeine

Administration Officer

Daniel Denis

Osaka

Junior WASH Technician

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Jim

Evans

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Edith

Lutainulwa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Martin

Opio

Director of Engineering Operations

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Francis

Aguma

Engineering Assistant

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