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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

Magelan

William

Project WASH Engineer

Lugang'ha

Kasanzu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Samuel

Okello

WASH Program Engineer

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Francis

Aguma

Engineering Assistant

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Daniel

Abebe

IT Manager

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Alemayehu

Awoke Gebremariam

Program Manager, Kokosa

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Alemayehu

Asefa Wudneh

Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, Africa

Belay

Chekole

Global WASH Engineer

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Emnat

Woldy

Human Resources & Administration Assistant

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Officer

Zerihun

Hailu Desta, MS

Vice President of Global Program Implementation

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Misrak

Ayano

Regional Program Manager, Dodola

Alex

Subira

WASH Construction Engineer

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Mathew Robert

Masanja

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Florian

Ngerero

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Emma

Capela

Mid-Level Donor Relations Manager

Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Peninah

Natukunda

Global Finance & Accounting Manager

Dirk

McCoy

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Angel

Mirembe

Office Assistant

Bedane

Gemechu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Anteneh

Tibebu

Engineering Team Leader

Elsabet

Asefa

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Mestawet

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Misgana

Gobeze Godito

Senior Communications Officer

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Wondiye

Haile

WASH Planning Design Engineer

Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Robert

Owino

Driver

Ashley

Ingram

Administrative Assistant

Charles

Mayanj

Driver

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Beth

Graves

Chief People Officer

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Margaret

Mbabazi

Finance and Administration Assistant

Sofiya

Kore

Accountant

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Kassa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Berhanu

Mekuria

Director of Engineering and Sustainability

Mike

Giering

Vice President of Donor Relations

Emmanuel

Curuma

Country Director of Uganda

Mauri

Douglas

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Allen

Nakangwe

Office Assistant

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Agustino

Rujinya

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Officer

Sarah

Hollinger

Data and Reporting Specialist

Lissie

Babb, PhD

Vice President of Program Quality

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Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Thomas

Simba

Accounts Assistant

Christina

Mmbando

Accountant

Emily

Hess, SHRM-CP

Human Resources Manager

Teshale

Assefa Tefera

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resources and Administration Manager

Raphael

Mollel

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Judith

Acek

Finance and Accounting Manager

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Mesitawt

Megenasa Dame

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Sam

Hudson

IT Technician

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Vivian Victor

Kamagenge

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Courtney

Stacy

Executive Assistant

Larry

Fleury

Marketing Manager

Samson

Tesfaye Thomas

WASH Construction Engineer

Kunthea

Thorng

Accounts Assistant

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Ivan

Byakika

Procurement Officer in Finance

Kinfe

Diriba

Country Director of Ethiopia

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Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Sarah

Kessy

Human Resources Manager

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Elbethel

Deme

Procurement Officer

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

Catherine

Maganga

Area Program Manager

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Filagot

Berbere

International Finance Lead

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Ester

Msaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Daniel

Macfarlane, MBA

Senior Director of Finance

Aberra

Elefew Asaminew

Engineering Manager, Africa

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Accounting Manager

Johan

Crafford

Global IT Manager

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Joseph

Kagezi

Area Program Manager

Magdalena

Makunga

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Raphael

Lwassa

Engineering Team Leader

Obse

Fufa

WASH Construction Engineer

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Engineering Assistant

André

Arceneaux

Senior Manager of Public Relations and Community Engagement

Kimberly

O'Leary

Grants and Foundations Manager

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician Coordinator

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Geremew

Worku

Water Construction Engineer

Tim

Culp

Chief Operating Officer

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Kaleb

Habtewold

Accountant

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sokin

Yem

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

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