Salfiso Kitabo Country Director, Ethiopia

Salfiso leads a strong in-country team that oversees the successful implementation of our programs and strategic vision in Ethiopia. He represents Water.org’s objectives with government, business and sector leaders across the region, advocates for change that will help realize our impact, and maintains relationships with local financial partners to provide affordable financing for water and sanitation solutions.

For more than 25 years, Salfiso has worked for various nonprofit organizations in international development and as a private business consultant. Salfiso holds a master’s degree in International Business Management.

“I believe my existence should benefit the people around me. If not, my living is meaningless. This drives my passion for Water.org, where we’re changing lives every day through access to safe water.”