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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

Tim

Culp

Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration

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Dave

LeVan, MBA

Interim CEO and Board Treasurer

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Spera

Atuhairwe

Uganda Country Director

Pamela

Crane-Hoover, PhD

Chief of WASH Engineering

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Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Ethiopia Country Director

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Romanea

Thong

Cambodia Country Director

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Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director, Tanzania

Amy

Pitts

Director of Development

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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

Senior Director of Donor Relations

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Staff

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Julious

Awelo

Jr. WASH Technician

Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Ethiopia Country Director

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Sim

Tiv

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Spera

Atuhairwe

Uganda Country Director

Martin

Opio

Director of Engineering Operations

Tim

Culp

Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration

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Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Romanea

Thong

Cambodia Country Director

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Yung

Ang

Finance and Admin Officer

Alemayehu

Asefa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Joseph

Bwire

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Shewangezaw

Chuqala

WASH Construction Engineer

Pamela

Crane-Hoover, PhD

Chief of WASH Engineering

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Unith

Nakandha

Accounts Assistant

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Kim Eng

Lim

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tadelech

Tesfaye

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Somaun

Tout

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Aberra

Elefew

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Joseph

Kagezi

Program Coordinator

Judith

Mpumwire

Program Coordinator

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tom

Owiny

WASH Technician

Stephenson

Byarugaba

Water Works Technician

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Francis

Aguma

Jr. WASH Technician

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tabisa

Nasirumbi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Kunthea

Thorng

Finance and Administration Officer

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Betty

Tumwine

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Gebeyehu

Abebe

Director of Program Operations

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Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Hayley

Farr

Staff Engineer

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Brittney

Tierney

Community Outreach Coordinator

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Thong

Tha

Jr. WASH Technician

Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Administration Manager

Burkitu

Chuluke

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Berhanu

Mesele

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Kensington

Chenoweth

Staff Accountant

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Sean

Martin

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bora

Lou

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director, Tanzania

Mercy

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sylvester

Bwoye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Peninah

Natukunda

Finance and Administration Manager

Emily

Guebert

WASH Program Officer

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Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Interim CEO and Board Treasurer

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Rabecca

Balisidya

Senior Finance & Accounting Officer

Misgana

Hirphassa

WASH Engineer (Planning and Design)

Chernet

Tadese

WASH Construction Engineer

Sofiya

Kore

Junior Accountant / Cashier

Rith

Louer

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Teshale

Asefa

Regional Program Manager, West Arsi, Ethiopia

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Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Coordinator

Martha

Atukwase

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Selamawit

Tilahun

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Margaret

Mbabazi

Cashier

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Coordinator

Brandie

Shackelford

WASH Program Officer

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Kara

Tipton

Donor Relations Manager

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Gaitano

Okumu

Church Mobilizer

Lissie

Babb

Sustainability Officer

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Elizabeth

MacRae

WASH Program Officer

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Sakheng

Khann

Security Guard

Filagot

Worku

Accountant

Daren

Wendell

Senior Director of Donor Relations

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Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Catherine

Apio

Area Program Manager, Mayuge, Uganda

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Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Ritah

Katongole

Accounts Assistant

Ayantu

Getachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Michael

Steele

WASH Engineer

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Tadiwos

Lemma

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Paul

Gabula

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Mary

Ashley

Donor Relations Coordinator

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Gary

Weyel

Director of Marketing

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Dong

Ra

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Collyn

McCarty

Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

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Misrak

Ayano

Program Manager

Ackline

Ainembabazi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Allie

Watts

Marketing Associate

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Innocent

Agaba

Jr. WASH Technician

Dorothy

Kwasherura

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Lizzie

Zweng

Graphic Designer

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Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

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Kasa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sarah

Young, PE

WASH Engineer

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Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Phaly

Oem

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Amanda

Ainsworth

Chief of Staff

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Almaz

Torbi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Bruce

McEvoy

Advisory Committee

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Philemon

Mubiru

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Enat

Amde

Cashier / Store Keeper

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Herbert

Twikirize

Water Works Technician

Joyce

Sabano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Jude

Ouga

Jr. WASH Technician

Amy

Pitts

Director of Development

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Vincent

Amaza

WASH Technician

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Grace

Orishaba

Area Program Manager, Kaliro, Uganda

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Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Daniel

Macfarlane

Finance and Accounting Manager

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Tikikil

Shikur

Cashier / Store Keeper

Cristina

Batz

Executive Assistant

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Samnang

Chhouk

WASH Technician

Erinest

Waswa

Church Mobilizer

Persis

Nabirye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Kiryn

Headrick

Data Coordinator

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Joseph

Balikowa

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager, Tanzania

Bridget

Naikesa

Cashier

Lawrance

Mukidi

Jr. WASH Technician

Cynthia

Kahn

Communications and Content Editor

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Savannah

Sanchez

Administrative Assistant

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Emmanual

Kasajja

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician

Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

Lindsay

Lange, MSPH

Director of Programs

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Samuel

Okello

WASH Technician

Samnang

Khlok

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Yek

Pich

Provincial Program Manager

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Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resource Manager

Rose

Apolot

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Irene

Mbasalaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

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Arina

Richard

Communications Coordinator

Elizabeth

Kimaro

Human Resources Officer

Xavier

Mbonye

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Mestawot

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Calvin

Babyenda

Accounts Assistant

Pol Samnieng

Long

Administration Coordinator

Sophea

Yan

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Joan

Kawala

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Almaz

Alemayehu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Jon

Viducich, PE

WASH Engineer

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Alemnesh

Girma

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Charles

Chambila

Director of Engineering Operations

Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Nensebo, Ethiopia

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Sprinter

Mukebezi

WASH Technician

Yisahek

Dagne

Jr. WASH Tech

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Birkinesh

Bekele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

David

Mugoya

Driver & Logistics Assistant

Catherine

Namusisi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

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Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Mara

Ladewig

Programs Manager

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Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Beb

Yoeun

Housekeeper

Patrick

Rubanga

Water Works Technician

Peter

Batambuze

Program Coordinator

Klan

Sat

Security Guard

Tyson

Babayco

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Bona

Hounn

Junior WASH Technician

Meseret

Biru

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Jim

Watters

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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