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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

Daniel

Abebe

IT Manager

Casmir

Simon

Project WASH Engineer

Mestawet

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Catherine

Maganga

Area Program Manager

Edith

Lutainulwa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Zerihun

Hailu Desta, MS

Sr. Director of Global Programs Implementation

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Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Calvin

Babyenda

Finance and Administration Assistant

Vivian Victor

Kamagenge

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Mathew Robert

Masanja

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Kinfe

Diriba

Country Director of Ethiopia

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Sam

Hudson

IT Technician

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Charles

Chambila

Engineering Manager, Africa

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Belay

Chekole

Global WASH Engineer

Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Ella

Cox

Development Assistant

Christina

Mmbando

Accounts Assistant

Misrak

Ayano

Regional Program Manager, Dodola

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Mesitawt

Megenasa Dame

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Emily

Hess, SHRM-CP

Human Resources Manager

Samson

Getachew

WASH Construction Engineer

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Berhanu

Mekuria

Director of Engineering and Sustainability

Francis

Aguma

Engineering Assistant

Elizabeth

MacRae-Garvin, MPH

Senior Manager of Program Quality

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Enat

Amde

Accountant

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Officer

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Aberra

Elefew Asaminew

Engineering Manager, Africa

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician Coordinator

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Tim

Culp

Chief Operating Officer

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Sifuni

Mnyilenga

Administrative and Stores Assistant

Kassa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Magelan

William

WASH Technician

Charles

Mayanj

Driver

Suzan

Katebalirwe

International Human Resources Lead

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Mkude Robert

Mwisarya

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Bedane

Gemechu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Spera

Atuhairwe

Country Director of Uganda

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Courtney

Stacy

Executive Assistant

Sofiya

Kore

Accountant

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Officer

Jim

Evans

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Elsabet

Asefa

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Anteneh

Tibebu

Engineering Team Leader

Judith

Mpumwire

WASH Sustainability Officer

Mike

Giering

Senior Director of Donor Relations

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Wondiye

Haile

WASH Planning Design Engineer

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Maurice

Ndahura

WASH Program Engineer

Paul

Congdon

Innovation Project Manager

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Lawrance

Mukidi

Engineering Assistant

Peninah

Natukunda

Global Finance & Accounting Manager

Degefachew

Ararso

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Jill

Ritter

Communications & Brand Marketing Specialist

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Filagot

Berbere

International Finance Lead

Margaret

Mbabazi

Finance and Administration Assistant

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Alemayehu

Asefa Wudneh

Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, Africa

Alemayehu

Awoke Gebremariam

Program Manager, Kokosa

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Accounting Manager

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Hawi

Chemeda

Procurement Officer

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Randy

Valentine

Chief Development Officer

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Beau

Waddell

Creative Manager

Sarah

Young, PE

Sr. Engineering Advisor

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Beth

Graves

Sr. Director of Employee Development

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Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager

Kaanaely

Ngowi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Samuel

Okello

WASH Program Engineer

Ashley

Ingram

Administrative Assistant

Sokin

Yem

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Joseph

Kagezi

Area Program Manager

Shelby

Reynolds

Data and Reporting Specialist

Kunthea

Thorng

Accounts Assistant

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Gladith

Yoabu

Communications Officer

Thereza

Marcely

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Lissie

Babb, PhD

Sr. Director of Program Quality

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Fred

Sseyange

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Engineering Assistant

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Raphael

Mollel

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Sarah

Kessy

Human Resources Manager

Emma

Capela

Donor Relations Specialist

Alex

Subira

WASH Technician

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Truphina

Ndungile

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Karen

Sheehan

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Charles

Waiswa

WASH Sustainability Officer

Obse

Fufa

WASH Construction Engineer

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Geremew

Worku

Water Construction Engineer

Kaleb

Habtewold

Accountant

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Daniel

Macfarlane, MBA

Director of Finance

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

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John

Tugume

Water Works Technician

Grace

Butcher

Program Data Coordinator

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Samson

Tesfaye Thomas

WASH Construction Engineer

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