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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

Tim

Chambers, MA

Vice President of Global Programs

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Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Kensington

Grant

Staff Accountant

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Teshale

Asefa

Regional Program Manager, Kokosa

Irene

Mbasalaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Daniel Denis

Osaka

Junior WASH Technician

John

Tugume

Water Works Technician

Elizabeth

MacRae-Garvin, MPH

Manager of Program Design & Implementation

Julious

Awelo

Water Technician

Edith

Lutainulwa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Gary

Weyel

Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications

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Paul

Congdon

Innovation & Data Specialist

Margaret

Mbabazi

Finance and Administration Assistant

Samuel

Okello

WASH Program Engineer

Peninah

Natukunda

Finance & Accounting Manager

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Josias

Bazilio

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Martin

Opio

Director of Engineering Operations

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Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

Tim

Culp

Sr. Vice President of Finance and Administration

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Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Casmir

Simon

Project WASH Engineer

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Lawrance

Mukidi

Engineering Assistant

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Almaz

Alemayehu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Christina

Mmbando

Accounts Assistant

Judith

Mpumwire

WASH Sustainability Officer

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Lissie

Babb, PhD

Head of Program Design

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Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Nensebo

Tikikil

Shikur

Cashier / Store Keeper

Naomi

Bayo

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Mkude Robert

Mwisarya

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Kara

Tipton

Regional Manager of Donor Relations

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Selamawit

Tilahun

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Mestawet

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Jim

Evans

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Meseret

Biru

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Joseph

Balikowa

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Administration Manager

Bayisa

Adere

WASH Construction Engineer

Sofiya

Kore

Junior Accountant / Cashier

Misgana

Hirphassa

WASH Engineer (Planning and Design)

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

Ayantu

Getachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Henry

Tenywa

Finance Officer

Theleza

Marcely

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Alemnesh

Girma

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Ashley

Ingram

Administrative Assistant

Paul

Oloya

Director of Programs

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Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Coordinator

Filagot

Worku

Finance & Accounting Manager

Alemayehu

Asefa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Francis

Aguma

Engineering Assistant

Alex

Subira

WASH Technician

Valerie

Sagero

Donor Relations Specialist

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Emma

Capela

Donor Relations Specialist

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Coordinator

Berhanu

Mesele

Director of Engineering Operations

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Sarah

Young, PE

WASH Engineer

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Vivian Victor

Kamagenge

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

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Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Brandie

Shackelford, MSPH

Manager of Monitoring and Evaluation

Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Emily

Hess

Human Resources Manager

Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Head of Program Implementation

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Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Charles

Waiswa

WASH Sustainability Officer

Jon

Viducich, MS, PE

Manager of WASH Engineering

Calvin

Babyenda

Finance and Administration Assistant

Kassa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Sean

Martin, MDiv, CFRE

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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James

Mugoya

Driver

Rosemary

Bakeine

Administration Officer

Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager

Daniel

Macfarlane, MBA

Director of Finance

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Sifuni

Mnyilenga

Administrative and Stores Assistant

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Misrak

Ayano

Regional Program Manager, Dodola

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Cristina

Batz

Executive Assistant

Elizabeth

Kimaro

Human Resources Officer

Ackline

Ainembabazi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Aberra

Elefew

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Savannah

Sanchez

Accounting Clerk

Yisahek

Dagne

Jr. WASH Tech

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

Kaanaely

Ngowi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Allie

Watts

Marketing Associate

Joseph

Kagezi

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Amanda

Ainsworth

Head of Innovation

Sean

Glore, MBA

Sr. Director of HR & Development

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Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resources & Administration Manager

Obse

Fufa

WASH Construction Engineer

Birkinesh

Bekele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Raphael

Mollel

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Peter

Batambuze

Program Coordinator

Almaz

Torbi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Paul

Gabula

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Evelyn

Anek

Area Program Manager

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Enat

Amde

Cashier / Store Keeper

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Tadelech

Tesfaye

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Charles

Chambila

Director of Engineering Operations

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Wondiye

Haile

WASH Planning Design Engineer

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Spera

Atuhairwe

Country Director of Uganda

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Magelan

William

WASH Technician

Michael

Steele, PE

Innovation Manager

Grace

Orishaba

Area Program Manager, Kaliro

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