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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

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Emma

Capela

Donor Relations Specialist

Jim

Evans

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Engineering Assistant

Beau

Waddell

Creative Manager

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Charles

Mayanj

Driver

Sokin

Yem

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Obse

Fufa

WASH Construction Engineer

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

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Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Chamroeun

Chea

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Calvin

Babyenda

Finance and Administration Assistant

Mesitawt

Megenasa Dame

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Accounting Manager

Mkude Robert

Mwisarya

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Geremew

Worku

Water Construction Engineer

Jordan

Smith

Senior IT Manager

Samson

Getachew

WASH Construction Engineer

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Martin

Opio

Engineering Team Leader

Misrak

Ayano

Regional Program Manager, Dodola

Degefachew

Ararso

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Joseph

Kagezi

Area Program Manager

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Joseph

Balikowa

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Kunthea

Thorng

Accounts Assistant

Mike

Giering

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Josias

Bazilio

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Daniel

Abebe

IT Manager

Tim

Culp

Chief Operating Officer

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Casmir

Simon

Project WASH Engineer

Bedane

Gemechu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sarah

Kessy

Human Resources Manager

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Rosemary

Bakeine

Administration Officer

John

Tugume

Water Works Technician

Hawi

Chemeda

Procurement Officer

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Spera

Atuhairwe

Country Director of Uganda

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Shelby

Reynolds

Data and Reporting Specialist

Magelan

William

WASH Technician

Samuel

Okello

WASH Program Engineer

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Bosco

Makilanya

Accounts Assistant

Anteneh

Tibebu

Engineering Team Leader

Alex

Subira

WASH Technician

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Mathew Robert

Masanja

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Beth

Graves

Sr. Director of People Development

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Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Maurice

Ndahura

WASH Program Engineer

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Allie

Watts

Growth Marketing Manager

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Francis

Ocheng

Water Works Technician

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Vivian Victor

Kamagenge

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Maggie

Branstetter

Donor Relations Coordinator

Lissie

Babb, PhD

Sr. Director of Program Quality

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Kara

Tipton

Director of Mid-Level Donor Relations

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Officer

Sofiya

Kore

Accountant

Emily

Hess, SHRM-CP

Human Resources Manager

Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Ashley

Ingram

Administrative Assistant

Kaanaely

Ngowi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Mestawet

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician Coordinator

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Kassa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Margaret

Mbabazi

Finance and Administration Assistant

Zerihun

Hailu Desta, MS

Sr. Director of Global Programs Implementation

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Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

Edith

Lutainulwa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager

Paul

Oloya

Community Health Programming Specialist, Africa

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Thereza

Marcely

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Jason

Freeman

Accounting Manager

John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Charles

Waiswa

WASH Sustainability Officer

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Grace

Butcher

Program Data Coordinator

Sifuni

Mnyilenga

Administrative and Stores Assistant

Kinfe

Diriba

Country Director of Ethiopia

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Charles

Chambila

Engineering Manager, Africa

Franco

Birungi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Judith

Mpumwire

WASH Sustainability Officer

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Officer

Truphina

Ndungile

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Wondiye

Haile

WASH Planning Design Engineer

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Briton

Tumusiime

Water Works Technician

Elizabeth

MacRae-Garvin, MPH

Senior Manager of Program Quality

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Lawrance

Mukidi

Engineering Assistant

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Raphael

Mollel

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Christina

Mmbando

Accounts Assistant

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Enat

Amde

Accountant

Paul

Congdon

Innovation Project Manager

Berhanu

Mekuria

Director of Engineering and Sustainability

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Alemayehu

Awoke Gebremariam

Program Manager, Kokosa

Alemayehu

Asefa Wudneh

Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, Africa

Suzan

Katebalirwe

International Human Resources Lead

Francis

Aguma

Engineering Assistant

Karen

Sheehan

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Samson

Tesfaye Thomas

WASH Construction Engineer

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Daniel

Macfarlane, MBA

Director of Finance

Peninah

Natukunda

International Accounting Lead

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Dixon

Odur

Communications Officer

Henry

Tenywa

Finance Officer

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Filagot

Berbere

International Finance Lead

Sarah

Young, PE

Sr. Engineering Advisor

Courtney

Stacy

Executive Assistant

Aberra

Elefew Asaminew

Engineering Manager, Africa

Randy

Valentine

Chief Development Officer

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Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Fred

Sseyange

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

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