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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

Allie

Watts

Growth Marketing Manager

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Edith

Lutainulwa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Geremew

Worku

Water Construction Engineer

Wondiye

Haile

WASH Planning Design Engineer

Dixon

Odur

Communications Officer

Charles

Waiswa

WASH Sustainability Officer

Henry

Tenywa

Finance Officer

Misrak

Ayano

Regional Program Manager, Dodola

Margaret

Mbabazi

Finance and Administration Assistant

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Rosemary

Bakeine

Administration Officer

Fred

Sseyange

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Peninah

Natukunda

International Accounting Lead

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Emma

Capela

Donor Relations Specialist

Thereza

Marcely

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

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Francis

Aguma

Engineering Assistant

Daniel

Abebe

IT Manager

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Joseph

Kagezi

Area Program Manager

Samson

Tesfaye Thomas

WASH Construction Engineer

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Officer

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

Junior

Mc Intyre

Sr. Director of Innovation and Technology

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Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

Mike

Giering

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Kinfe

Diriba

Country Director of Ethiopia

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Ashley

Ingram

Administrative Assistant

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Shelby

Reynolds

Data and Reporting Specialist

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Tim

Culp

Chief Operating Officer

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Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Courtney

Stacy

Executive Assistant

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Enat

Amde

Accountant

Casmir

Simon

Project WASH Engineer

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician Coordinator

Francis

Ocheng

Water Works Technician

Mesitawt

Megenasa Dame

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Maurice

Ndahura

WASH Program Engineer

Samuel

Okello

WASH Program Engineer

Berhanu

Mekuria

Director of Engineering and Sustainability

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Kassa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Engineering Assistant

Anteneh

Tibebu

Engineering Team Leader

Briton

Tumusiime

Water Works Technician

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

John

Tugume

Water Works Technician

Franco

Birungi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Aberra

Elefew Asaminew

Engineering Manager, Africa

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Spera

Atuhairwe

Country Director of Uganda

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Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Jason

Freeman

Accounting Manager

Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Officer

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Beth

Graves

Sr. Director of Employee Development

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Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Raphael

Mollel

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Joseph

Balikowa

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Kunthea

Thorng

Accounts Assistant

Alex

Subira

WASH Technician

Charles

Chambila

Engineering Manager, Africa

Obse

Fufa

WASH Construction Engineer

Jim

Evans

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Karen

Sheehan

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Truphina

Ndungile

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Kara

Tipton

Director of Mid-Level Donor Relations

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Lissie

Babb, PhD

Sr. Director of Program Quality

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Hawi

Chemeda

Procurement Officer

Grace

Butcher

Program Data Coordinator

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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Kaanaely

Ngowi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Emily

Hess, SHRM-CP

Human Resources Manager

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Josias

Bazilio

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bosco

Makilanya

Accounts Assistant

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Filagot

Berbere

International Finance Lead

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Alemayehu

Asefa Wudneh

Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, Africa

Degefachew

Ararso

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Accounting Manager

Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Elizabeth

MacRae-Garvin, MPH

Senior Manager of Program Quality

Paul

Oloya

Community Health Programming Specialist, Africa

Lawrance

Mukidi

Engineering Assistant

Suzan

Katebalirwe

International Human Resources Lead

Magelan

William

WASH Technician

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Sarah

Kessy

Human Resources Manager

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Beau

Waddell

Creative Manager

Bedane

Gemechu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Daniel

Macfarlane, MBA

Director of Finance

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Jordan

Smith

Senior IT Manager

Sifuni

Mnyilenga

Administrative and Stores Assistant

Alemayehu

Awoke Gebremariam

Program Manager, Kokosa

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Mkude Robert

Mwisarya

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sokin

Yem

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Mathew Robert

Masanja

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Vivian Victor

Kamagenge

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Sarah

Young, PE

Sr. Engineering Advisor

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Paul

Congdon

Innovation Project Manager

Martin

Opio

Engineering Team Leader

Mestawet

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Samson

Getachew

WASH Construction Engineer

John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Calvin

Babyenda

Finance and Administration Assistant

Maggie

Branstetter

Donor Relations Coordinator

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Sofiya

Kore

Accountant

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Christina

Mmbando

Accounts Assistant

Zerihun

Hailu Desta, MS

Sr. Director of Global Programs Implementation

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Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Charles

Mayanj

Driver

Randy

Valentine

Chief Development Officer

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Judith

Mpumwire

WASH Sustainability Officer

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

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