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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

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Hawi

Chemeda

Procurement Officer

Vivian Victor

Kamagenge

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Geremew

Worku

Water Construction Engineer

Paul

Oloya

Community Health Programming Specialist, Africa

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Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Mathew Robert

Masanja

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Misrak

Ayano

Regional Program Manager, Dodola

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Thereza

Marcely

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Mkude Robert

Mwisarya

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Raphael

Mollel

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Sofiya

Kore

Accountant

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Edith

Lutainulwa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Officer

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Joseph

Balikowa

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Maurice

Ndahura

WASH Program Engineer

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Filagot

Berbere

International Finance Lead

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Sokin

Yem

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Charles

Chambila

Director of Engineering Operations

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Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Grace

Butcher

Program Data Coordinator

John

Tugume

Water Works Technician

Amanda

Ainsworth

Head of Innovation

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Kaanaely

Ngowi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Enat

Amde

Accountant

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Accounting Manager

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Officer

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician Coordinator

Kara

Tipton

Regional Director of Donor Relations

Magelan

William

WASH Technician

Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager

Spera

Atuhairwe

Country Director of Uganda

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Kunthea

Thorng

Accounts Assistant

Degefachew

Ararso

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Sean

Glore, MBA

Head of Development

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Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Berhanu

Mekuria

Director of Engineering and Sustainability

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Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Francis

Aguma

Engineering Assistant

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Paul

Congdon

Innovation & Data Specialist

Calvin

Babyenda

Finance and Administration Assistant

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Daniel Denis

Osaka

Junior WASH Technician

Sean

Martin, MDiv, CFRE

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Shara

Curry

Marketing Coordinator

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Obse

Fufa

WASH Construction Engineer

Mestawet

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Daniel

Macfarlane, MBA

Head of Finance

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Samuel

Okello

WASH Program Engineer

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zerihun

Desta, MS

Head of Global Programs Implementation

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Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Kokosa

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Rosemary

Bakeine

Administration Officer

Casmir

Simon

Project WASH Engineer

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Sarah

Young, PE

Sr. Engineering Advisor

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Courtney

Stacy

Executive Assistant

Kassa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Margaret

Mbabazi

Finance and Administration Assistant

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Maggie

Branstetter

Donor Relations Coordinator

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Joseph

Kagezi

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Bayisa

Adere

WASH Construction Engineer

Sifuni

Mnyilenga

Administrative and Stores Assistant

Jim

Evans

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

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Tim

Culp

Chief Operating Officer

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David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Emily

Hess

Human Resources Manager

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

Charles

Waiswa

WASH Sustainability Officer

Lissie

Babb, PhD

Head of Program Quality

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Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Emma

Capela

Donor Relations Specialist

Beth

Graves

Head of People Development

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Judith

Mpumwire

WASH Sustainability Officer

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Valerie

Sagero

Donor Relations Specialist

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Alemayehu

Asefa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Michael

Steele, PE

Innovation Manager

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Wondiye

Haile

WASH Planning Design Engineer

Jordan

Smith

IT Manager

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Lawrance

Mukidi

Engineering Assistant

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Christina

Mmbando

Accounts Assistant

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Julious

Awelo

Water Technician

Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Elizabeth

MacRae-Garvin, MPH

Manager of Program Quality

Peninah

Natukunda

International Accounting Lead

Jason

Freeman

Accounting Manager

Chamroeun

Chea

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Alex

Subira

WASH Technician

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Jason

Freeman

Suzan

Katebalirwe

International Human Resources Lead

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Evelyn

Anek

Area Program Manager

Martin

Opio

Engineering Team Leader

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Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Dixon

Odur

Communications Officer

Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Anteneh

Tibebu

Engineering Team Leader

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Aberra

Elefew

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Josias

Bazilio

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Truphina

Ndungile

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Ashley

Ingram

Administrative Assistant

Allie

Watts

Digital Marketing Manager

Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Savannah

Sanchez

Accounting Clerk

Misgana

Hirphassa

WASH Engineer (Planning and Design)

Henry

Tenywa

Finance Officer

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