background

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.

 

Join Our Team

Leadership

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director, Tanzania

Justin

Narducci, MBA

President / CEO

Read Bio >

Pamela

Crane-Hoover, PhD

Chief of WASH Engineering

Read Bio >

Christine

Zurbach

Vice President of Philanthropy

Read Bio >

Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Ethiopia Country Director

Read Bio >

Alex

Mbaguta, MA

Uganda Country Director

Read Bio >

Romanea

Thong

Cambodia Country Director

Read Bio >

Lindsay

Lange, MSPH

Director of Programs

Read Bio >

Gary

Weyel

Director of Marketing

Read Bio >

Daren

Wendell

Director of Donor Relations

Read Bio >
Show Less Team Members

Staff

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Vincent

Amaza

WASH Technician

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Beb

Yoeun

Housekeeper

Peter

Batambuze

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Allie

Watts

Marketing Coordinator

Read Bio >

Tadelech

Tesfaye

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Daniel

Macfarlane

Finance and Accounting Manager

Read Bio >

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

Read Bio >

Brandie

Shackelford

WASH Program Coordinator

Read Bio >

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Joan

Kawala

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Brianna

Osterkamp

Staff Accountant

Read Bio >

Yek

Pich

Provincial Program Manager

Read Bio >

Alemnesh

Girma

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Aberra

Elefew

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Almaz

Alemayehu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Justin

Narducci, MBA

President / CEO

Read Bio >

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

Read Bio >

Kasa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Jon

Viducich

WASH Engineer

Read Bio >

Samuel

Okello

Church Mobilizer

Sarah

Young, PE

WASH Engineer

Read Bio >

Joseph

Balikowa

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Tom

Owiny

WASH Technician

Reenie

McNamee

Office Manager

Read Bio >

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Sprinter

Mukebezi

WASH Technician

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Misgana

Hirphassa

WASH Engineer (Planning and Design)

Lissie

Babb

Sustainability Officer

Read Bio >

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Rose

Apolot

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Mestawot

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Mara

Ladewig

Grants Writer and Manager

Read Bio >

Jude

Ouga

Jr. WASH Technician

Enat

Amde

Cashier / Store Keeper

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Ayantu

Getachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Lucy

Asimo

Accounts Assistant

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Lizzie

Zweng

Graphic Designer

Read Bio >

Paul

Gabula

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Bona

Hounn

Junior WASH Technician

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director, Tanzania

Kim Eng

Lim

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Lindsay

Lange, MSPH

Director of Programs

Read Bio >

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Amanda

Ainsworth

Chief of Staff

Read Bio >

Sofiya

Kore

Junior Accountant / Cashier

Emily

Guebert

WASH Program Officer

Read Bio >

Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Sanyu

Nansubuga

Accounts Assistant

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Julie

Waechter

Deputy Director of Programs

Read Bio >

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Gaitano

Okumu

Church Mobilizer

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Coordinator

David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

Read Bio >

Mercy

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Christine

Zurbach

Vice President of Philanthropy

Read Bio >

Philemon

Mubiru

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Catherine

Apio

Area Program Manager, Mayuge, Uganda

Read Bio >

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Rith

Louer

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Santos

Ocaya

Jr. WASH Technician

Ballam

Oyugi

Director of Program Operations

David

Mugoya

Driver & Logistics Assistant

Klan

Sat

Security Guard

Collyn

McCarty

Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

Read Bio >

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Phaly

Oem

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sean

Martin

Regional Director of Donor Relations (Western USA)

Read Bio >

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Daren

Wendell

Director of Donor Relations

Read Bio >

Lamesa

Bekele

Water & Sanitation Technician

Emmanual

Kasajja

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Peninah

Natukunda

Finance and Administration Manager

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Administration Manager

Ritah

Katongole

Accounts Assistant

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Lawrance

Mukidi

Jr. WASH Technician

Michael

Steele

WASH Engineer

Read Bio >

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Alex

Mbaguta, MA

Uganda Country Director

Read Bio >

Tabisa

Nasirumbi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Danny

Foote

Product Team Lead

Read Bio >

Pamela

Crane-Hoover, PhD

Chief of WASH Engineering

Read Bio >

Almaz

Torbi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Meseret

Biru

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Sylvester

Bwoye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Kunthea

Thorng

Finance and Administration Officer

Sophea

Yan

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Bridget

Naikesa

Cashier

Kiryn

Headrick

Data Coordinator

Read Bio >

Ermias

Wondwosen

Jr. WASH Tech

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Yisahek

Dagne

Jr. WASH Tech

Somaun

Tout

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Cynthia

Kahn

Communications and Content Editor

Read Bio >

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Coordinator

Burkitu

Chuluke

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Ethiopia Country Director

Read Bio >

Francis

Aguma

Jr. WASH Technician

Birkinesh

Bekele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tyson

Babayco

Donor Relations Coordinator

Read Bio >

Calvin

Babyenda

Accounts Assistant

John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Dorothy

Kwasherura

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Martha

Atukwase

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Samnang

Khlok

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Bruce

McEvoy

Advisory Committee

Read Bio >

Yung

Ang

Finance and Admin Officer

Romanea

Thong

Cambodia Country Director

Read Bio >

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Misrak

Ayano

Program Manager

Persis

Nabirye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Teshale

Asefa

Regional Program Manager, West Arsi, Ethiopia

Read Bio >

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Filagot

Worku

Accountant

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Catherine

Namusisi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Selamawit

Tilahun

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Gebeyehu

Abebe

Director of Program Operations

Read Bio >

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician

Berhanu

Mesele

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Sim

Tiv

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Nensebo, Ethiopia

Read Bio >

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Grace

Orishaba

Area Program Manager, Kaliro, Uganda

Read Bio >

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Julious

Awelo

Jr. WASH Technician

Elizabeth

MacRae

WASH Program Officer

Read Bio >

Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resource Manager

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Bou

Ban

WASH Technician

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Joseph

Kagezi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Joyce

Sabano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Xavier

Mbonye

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Irene

Mbasalaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Judith

Mpumwire

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tikikil

Shikur

Cashier / Store Keeper

Ackline

Ainembabazi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Pol Samnieng

Long

Administration Coordinator

Erinest

Waswa

Church Mobilizer

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Gary

Weyel

Director of Marketing

Read Bio >

Margaret

Mbabazi

Cashier

Show More Team Members

Give to a village water project today.