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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

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Kara

Tipton

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Christina

Mmbando

Accounts Assistant

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

Francis

Aguma

Engineering Assistant

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Rosemary

Bakeine

Administration Officer

Lawrance

Mukidi

Engineering Assistant

Filagot

Berbere

International Finance Lead

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Casmir

Simon

Project WASH Engineer

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bayisa

Adere

WASH Construction Engineer

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Officer

Martin

Opio

Engineering Team Leader

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Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Shara

Curry

Marketing Coordinator

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Calvin

Babyenda

Finance and Administration Assistant

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Paul

Congdon

Innovation Project Manager

Thereza

Marcely

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Raphael

Mollel

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Josias

Bazilio

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Savannah

Sanchez

Accounting Clerk

Spera

Atuhairwe

Country Director of Uganda

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Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Vivian Victor

Kamagenge

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Kokosa

John

Tugume

Water Works Technician

Edith

Lutainulwa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Allie

Watts

Digital Marketing Manager

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Peninah

Natukunda

International Accounting Lead

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Berhanu

Mekuria

Director of Engineering and Sustainability

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Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Mkude Robert

Mwisarya

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Suzan

Katebalirwe

International Human Resources Lead

Aberra

Elefew Asaminew

Engineering Manager, Africa

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Zerihun

Hailu Desta, MS

Head of Global Programs Implementation

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Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Paul

Oloya

Community Health Programming Specialist, Africa

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Emma

Capela

Donor Relations Specialist

Sifuni

Mnyilenga

Administrative and Stores Assistant

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Joseph

Kagezi

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Daniel Denis

Osaka

Junior WASH Technician

Hawi

Chemeda

Procurement Officer

Sarah

Young, PE

Sr. Engineering Advisor

Julious

Awelo

Water Technician

Bedane

Gemechu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Sofiya

Kore

Accountant

Dixon

Odur

Communications Officer

Ashley

Ingram

Administrative Assistant

Mathew Robert

Masanja

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Truphina

Ndungile

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Sara

Weaver

Director of Marketing

Courtney

Stacy

Executive Assistant

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Accounting Manager

Kunthea

Thorng

Accounts Assistant

Henry

Tenywa

Finance Officer

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Geremew

Worku

Water Construction Engineer

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Degefachew

Ararso

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Evelyn

Anek

Area Program Manager

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Kassa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Enat

Amde

Accountant

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Mestawet

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Samuel

Okello

WASH Program Engineer

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Grace

Butcher

Program Data Coordinator

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Elizabeth

MacRae-Garvin, MPH

Manager of Program Quality

Jason

Freeman

Accounting Manager

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician Coordinator

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Sean

Martin, MDiv, CFRE

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Obse

Fufa

WASH Construction Engineer

Magelan

William

WASH Technician

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Daniel

Macfarlane, MBA

Head of Finance

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Alex

Subira

WASH Technician

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Sokin

Yem

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Beth

Graves

Head of People Development

Jordan

Smith

Senior IT Manager

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tim

Culp

Chief Operating Officer

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Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Anteneh

Tibebu

Engineering Team Leader

Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

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Francis

Ocheng

Water Works Technician

Lissie

Babb, PhD

Head of Program Quality

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Jim

Evans

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager

Daniel

Abebe

IT Manager

Charles

Waiswa

WASH Sustainability Officer

Maurice

Ndahura

WASH Program Engineer

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Jason

Freeman

John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Alemayehu

Asefa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Misrak

Ayano

Regional Program Manager, Dodola

Margaret

Mbabazi

Finance and Administration Assistant

Chamroeun

Chea

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Kaanaely

Ngowi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Charles

Chambila

Engineering Manager, Africa

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Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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Michael

Steele, PE

Senior Innovation Manager

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Valerie

Sagero

Donor Relations Specialist

Judith

Mpumwire

WASH Sustainability Officer

Emily

Hess

Human Resources Manager

Joseph

Balikowa

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sean

Glore, MBA

Head of Development

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Maggie

Branstetter

Donor Relations Coordinator

Wondiye

Haile

WASH Planning Design Engineer

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Officer

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