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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

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Naomi

Bayo

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

Amanda

Ainsworth

Technology Consultant

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Administration Manager

Arina

Richard

Communications Coordinator

Sifuni

Mnyilenga

Administrative and Stores Assistant

Cynthia

Kahn-Flynn

Marketing and Communications Specialist

Lissie

Babb

Director of Programs Development

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John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Sofiya

Kore

Junior Accountant / Cashier

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Wondiye

Haile

WASH Planning Design Engineer

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Sarah

Young, PE

WASH Engineer

Irene

Mbasalaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Mkude Robert

Mwisarya

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Allie

Watts

Marketing Associate

Joseph

Balikowa

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Judith

Mpumwire

WASH Sustainability Officer

Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Country Director of Ethiopia

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Misrak

Ayano

Regional Program Manager, Dodola

Valerie

Sagero

Administrative Assistant

Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sean

Glore

Sr. Director of Global Human Resources

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Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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Kensington

Chenoweth

Staff Accountant

Francis

Aguma

Engineering Assistant

Obse

Fufa

WASH Construction Engineer

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Charles

Chambila

Director of Engineering Operations

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Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

John

Tugume

Water Works Technician

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Coordinator

Julious

Awelo

Water Technician

Brittney

Tierney

Regional Manager of Donor Relations

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Casmir

Simon

Project WASH Engineer

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Alemnesh

Girma

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Jim

Evans

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tim

Chambers

Vice President of Global Programs

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Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Lawrance

Mukidi

Engineering Assistant

Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager

Peninah

Natukunda

Finance & Accounting Manager

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Daniel

Macfarlane

Director of Finance

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Gary

Weyel

Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications

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Kara

Tipton

Regional Manager of Donor Relations

Selamawit

Tilahun

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Michael

Steele

Innovation & Sustainability Engineer

Ayantu

Getachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Misgana

Hirphassa

WASH Engineer (Planning and Design)

Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

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Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Rabecca

Balisidya

Senior Finance & Accounting Officer

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Kaanaely

Ngowi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Brandie

Shackelford, MSPH

Manager of Monitoring and Evaluation

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Emma

Capela

Development Specialist

Christina

Mmbando

Accounts Assistant

Josias

Bazilio

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician

Xavier

Mbonye

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Enat

Amde

Cashier / Store Keeper

Vivian Victor

Kamagenge

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Margaret

Mbabazi

Finance and Administration Assistant

Calvin

Babyenda

Finance and Administration Assistant

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Berhanu

Mesele

Director of Engineering Operations

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Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Raphael

Mollel

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Elizabeth

Kimaro

Human Resources Officer

Grace

Orishaba

Area Program Manager, Kaliro

Tim

Culp

Sr. Vice President of Finance and Administration

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Teshale

Asefa

Regional Program Manager, Kokosa

Almaz

Alemayehu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Alemayehu

Asefa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Paul

Gabula

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Aberra

Elefew

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Alex

Subira

WASH Technician

Stephenson

Byarugaba

Water Works Technician

Yisahek

Dagne

Jr. WASH Tech

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Tikikil

Shikur

Cashier / Store Keeper

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Tadelech

Tesfaye

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Lizzie

Zweng

Graphic Designer

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Savannah

Sanchez

Accounting Clerk

Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Nensebo

Paul

Oloya

Director of Programs

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Meseret

Biru

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Magelan

William

WASH Technician

Vincent

Amaza

Acting WASH Program Engineer

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Almaz

Torbi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Spera

Atuhairwe

Country Director of Uganda

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Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Samuel

Okello

WASH Program Engineer

Elizabeth

MacRae-Garvin, MPH

Manager of Program Design & Implementation

Jon

Viducich, PE

Manager of WASH Engineering

Joseph

Kagezi

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Birkinesh

Bekele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Coordinator

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Kiryn

Headrick

Data & Systems Coordinator

Henry

Tenywa

Finance Officer

Kassa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Bayisa

Adere

WASH Construction Engineer

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Filagot

Worku

Finance & Accounting Manager

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Theleza

Marcely

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Peter

Batambuze

Program Coordinator

Mestawet

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Martin

Opio

Director of Engineering Operations

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Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resources & Administration Manager

Daniel Denis

Osaka

Junior WASH Technician

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Ackline

Ainembabazi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Rosemary

Bakeine

Administration Officer

Sean

Martin

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Cristina

Batz

Executive Assistant

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