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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

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Alex

Subira

WASH Construction Engineer

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Officer

Charles

Chambila

Engineering Manager, Africa

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Larry

Fleury

Marketing Manager

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Accounting Manager

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Emmanuel

Curuma

Country Director of Uganda

Lissie

Babb, PhD

Vice President of Program Quality

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Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Berhanu

Mekuria

Director of Engineering and Sustainability

Geremew

Worku

Water Construction Engineer

Courtney

Stacy

Executive Assistant

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Engineering Assistant

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Emma

Capela

Mid-Level Donor Relations Manager

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Mike

Giering

Vice President of Donor Relations

Kassa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Sarah

Hollinger

Data and Reporting Specialist

Kinfe

Diriba

Country Director of Ethiopia

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Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Daniel

Abebe

IT Manager

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Filagot

Berbere

International Finance Lead

Johan

Crafford

Global IT Manager

Mestawet

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Sam

Hudson

IT Technician

Mesitawt

Megenasa Dame

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Peninah

Natukunda

Global Finance & Accounting Manager

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Florian

Ngerero

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Aberra

Elefew Asaminew

Engineering Manager, Africa

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resources and Administration Manager

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Emily

Hess, SHRM-CP

Human Resources Manager

Margaret

Mbabazi

Finance and Administration Assistant

Sofiya

Kore

Accountant

Magdalena

Makunga

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Catherine

Maganga

Area Program Manager

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Thomas

Simba

Accounts Assistant

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Elbethel

Deme

Procurement Officer

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Charles

Mayanj

Driver

Obse

Fufa

WASH Construction Engineer

Mathew Robert

Masanja

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Fred

Sseyange

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Raphael

Mollel

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Tim

Culp

Chief Operating Officer

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Zerihun

Hailu Desta, MS

Vice President of Global Program Implementation

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Wondiye

Haile

WASH Planning Design Engineer

Ashley

Ingram

Administrative Assistant

Elsabet

Asefa

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Zerihun

Tura

Communications Officer

Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Vivian Victor

Kamagenge

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Mkude Robert

Mwisarya

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Alemayehu

Asefa Wudneh

Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, Africa

Samson

Tesfaye Thomas

WASH Construction Engineer

Kunthea

Thorng

Accounts Assistant

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Joseph

Kagezi

Area Program Manager

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Beth

Graves

Chief People Officer

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Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Kimberly

O'Leary

Grants and Foundations Manager

Misgana

Gobeze Godito

Senior Communications Officer

Sokin

Yem

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Belay

Chekole

Global WASH Engineer

Samuel

Okello

WASH Program Engineer

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Robert

Owino

Driver

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Kaleb

Habtewold

Accountant

Daniel

Macfarlane, MBA

Senior Director of Finance

Mauri

Douglas

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Misrak

Ayano

Regional Program Manager, Dodola

Alemayehu

Awoke Gebremariam

Program Manager, Kokosa

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Francis

Aguma

Engineering Assistant

Dirk

McCoy

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Ivan

Byakika

Procurement Officer in Finance

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician Coordinator

Emnat

Woldy

Human Resources & Administration Assistant

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Judith

Acek

Finance and Accounting Manager

Anteneh

Tibebu

Engineering Team Leader

Bedane

Gemechu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Magelan

William

Project WASH Engineer

André

Arceneaux

Senior Manager of Public Relations and Community Engagement

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

Christina

Mmbando

Accountant

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Teshale

Assefa Tefera

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sarah

Kessy

Human Resources Manager

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