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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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Leadership

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director, Tanzania

Justin

Narducci, MBA

President / CEO

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Pamela

Crane-Hoover, PhD

Chief of WASH Engineering

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Christine

Zurbach

Vice President of Philanthropy

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Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Ethiopia Country Director

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Alex

Mbaguta, MA

Uganda Country Director

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Romanea

Thong

Cambodia Country Director

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Lindsay

Lange, MSPH

Director of Programs

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Gary

Weyel

Director of Marketing

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Daren

Wendell

Director of Donor Relations

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Staff

Gebeyehu

Abebe

Director of Program Operations

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Sophea

Yan

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Ermias

Wondwosen

Jr. WASH Tech

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Tabisa

Nasirumbi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Coordinator

Emmanual

Kasajja

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Sofiya

Kore

Junior Accountant / Cashier

Xavier

Mbonye

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Dorothy

Kwasherura

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Mara

Ladewig

Grants Writer and Manager

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Tadelech

Tesfaye

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Kasa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Lindsay

Lange, MSPH

Director of Programs

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Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Sprinter

Mukebezi

WASH Technician

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Coordinator

Bridget

Naikesa

Cashier

Samuel

Okello

Church Mobilizer

Alex

Mbaguta, MA

Uganda Country Director

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Yek

Pich

Provincial Program Manager

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Peninah

Natukunda

Finance and Administration Manager

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Collyn

McCarty

Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

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Pol Samnieng

Long

Administration Coordinator

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Catherine

Apio

Area Program Manager, Mayuge, Uganda

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Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Reenie

McNamee

Office Manager

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Yisahek

Dagne

Jr. WASH Tech

Bruce

McEvoy

Advisory Committee

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Thida

Mourn

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Michael

Steele

WASH Engineer

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Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

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Alemnesh

Girma

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Amanda

Ainsworth

Chief of Staff

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Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Almaz

Alemayehu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Margaret

Mbabazi

Cashier

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Francis

Aguma

Jr. WASH Technician

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Ritah

Katongole

Accounts Assistant

Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resource Manager

Lamesa

Bekele

Water & Sanitation Technician

Joseph

Kagezi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Berhanu

Mesele

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Klan

Sat

Security Guard

Sanyu

Nansubuga

Accounts Assistant

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Lucy

Asimo

Accounts Assistant

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Joyce

Sabano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Ackline

Ainembabazi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Christine

Zurbach

Vice President of Philanthropy

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Daren

Wendell

Director of Donor Relations

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Tyson

Babayco

Donor Relations Coordinator

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Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bona

Hounn

Junior WASH Technician

Grace

Orishaba

Area Program Manager, Kaliro, Uganda

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Mercy

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

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Philemon

Mubiru

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Joan

Kawala

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Santos

Ocaya

Jr. WASH Technician

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Somaun

Tout

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Julious

Awelo

Jr. WASH Technician

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Cynthia

Kahn

Communications and Content Editor

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Enat

Amde

Cashier / Store Keeper

Mestawot

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Calvin

Babyenda

Accounts Assistant

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Kunthea

Thorng

Finance and Administration Officer

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Rose

Apolot

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Gaitano

Okumu

Church Mobilizer

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Julie

Waechter

Deputy Director of Programs

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Romanea

Thong

Cambodia Country Director

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Tom

Owiny

WASH Technician

John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

David

Mugoya

Driver & Logistics Assistant

Misrak

Ayano

Program Manager

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Selamawit

Tilahun

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Persis

Nabirye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Gary

Weyel

Director of Marketing

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Daniel

Macfarlane

Finance and Accounting Manager

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Samay

Yin

WASH Technician

Ballam

Oyugi

Director of Program Operations

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Jon

Viducich

WASH Engineer

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Lawrance

Mukidi

Jr. WASH Technician

Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Ethiopia Country Director

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Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Elizabeth

MacRae

WASH Program Officer

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Jude

Ouga

Jr. WASH Technician

Samnang

Khlok

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Emily

Guebert

WASH Program Officer

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Joseph

Balikowa

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Yung

Ang

Finance and Admin Officer

Ayantu

Getachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Brandie

Shackelford

WASH Program Coordinator

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Peter

Batambuze

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Judith

Mpumwire

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Misgana

Hirphassa

WASH Engineer (Planning and Design)

Burkitu

Chuluke

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Meseret

Biru

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Kim Eng

Lim

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Filagot

Worku

Accountant

Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Nensebo, Ethiopia

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Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Paul

Gabula

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Administration Manager

Justin

Narducci, MBA

President / CEO

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Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director, Tanzania

Lizzie

Zweng

Graphic Designer

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Kiryn

Headrick

Data Coordinator

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Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Phaly

Oem

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sim

Tiv

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sean

Martin

Regional Director of Donor Relations (Western USA)

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Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

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Rith

Louer

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Vincent

Amaza

WASH Technician

Allie

Watts

Marketing Coordinator

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Tikikil

Shikur

Cashier / Store Keeper

Beb

Yoeun

Housekeeper

Catherine

Namusisi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Martha

Atukwase

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Erinest

Waswa

Church Mobilizer

Danny

Foote

Product Team Lead

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Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Bou

Ban

WASH Technician

Sylvester

Bwoye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Brianna

Osterkamp

Staff Accountant

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Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Aberra

Elefew

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Almaz

Torbi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Irene

Mbasalaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Pamela

Crane-Hoover, PhD

Chief of WASH Engineering

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Teshale

Asefa

Regional Program Manager, West Arsi, Ethiopia

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Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Birkinesh

Bekele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sarah

Young, PE

WASH Engineer

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Lissie

Babb

Sustainability Officer

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