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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

Mestawet

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resources and Administration Manager

Kassa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Mesitawt

Megenasa Dame

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Teshale

Assefa Tefera

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Alex

Subira

WASH Construction Engineer

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Robert

Owino

Driver

Judith

Acek

Finance and Accounting Manager

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sofiya

Kore

Accountant

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Misrak

Ayano

Regional Program Manager, Dodola

Dirk

McCoy

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Berhanu

Mekuria

Director of Engineering and Sustainability

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Fred

Sseyange

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Raphael

Mollel

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Kinfe

Diriba

Country Director of Ethiopia

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Ester

Msaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Obse

Fufa

WASH Construction Engineer

Kaleb

Habtewold

Accountant

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Officer

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Misgana

Gobeze Godito

Senior Communications Officer

Elbethel

Deme

Procurement Officer

Mike

Giering

Vice President of Donor Relations

Sarah

Hollinger

Data and Reporting Specialist

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Florian

Ngerero

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Beth

Graves

Chief People Officer

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Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Christina

Mmbando

Accountant

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Sarah

Kessy

Human Resources Manager

Ashley

Ingram

Administrative Assistant

Magelan

William

Project WASH Engineer

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Officer

Aberra

Elefew Asaminew

Engineering Manager, Africa

Thomas

Simba

Accounts Assistant

Anteneh

Tibebu

Engineering Team Leader

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Samson

Tesfaye Thomas

WASH Construction Engineer

Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

Joseph

Kagezi

Area Program Manager

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Mauri

Douglas

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Johan

Crafford

Global IT Manager

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Courtney

Stacy

Executive Assistant

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Ivan

Byakika

Procurement Officer in Finance

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Charles

Mayanj

Driver

Sam

Hudson

IT Technician

Daniel

Macfarlane, MBA

Senior Director of Finance

Larry

Fleury

Marketing Manager

Lissie

Babb, PhD

Vice President of Program Quality

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Emmanuel

Curuma

Country Director of Uganda

Margaret

Mbabazi

Finance and Administration Assistant

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician Coordinator

Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Bedane

Gemechu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Daniel

Abebe

IT Manager

Samuel

Okello

WASH Program Engineer

Alemayehu

Awoke Gebremariam

Program Manager, Kokosa

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Accounting Manager

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Vivian Victor

Kamagenge

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Belay

Chekole

Global WASH Engineer

Sokin

Yem

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Zerihun

Hailu Desta, MS

Vice President of Global Program Implementation

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Agustino

Rujinya

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Filagot

Berbere

International Finance Lead

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

Peninah

Natukunda

Global Finance & Accounting Manager

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Francis

Aguma

Engineering Assistant

Emnat

Woldy

Human Resources & Administration Assistant

Alemayehu

Asefa Wudneh

Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, Africa

Catherine

Maganga

Area Program Manager

Geremew

Worku

Water Construction Engineer

Emma

Capela

Mid-Level Donor Relations Manager

Kimberly

O'Leary

Grants and Foundations Manager

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Engineering Assistant

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Emily

Hess, SHRM-CP

Human Resources Manager

Kunthea

Thorng

Accounts Assistant

André

Arceneaux

Senior Manager of Public Relations and Community Engagement

Mathew Robert

Masanja

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Tim

Culp

Chief Operating Officer

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Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Magdalena

Makunga

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Wondiye

Haile

WASH Planning Design Engineer

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Elsabet

Asefa

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

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