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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

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

Lissie

Babb

Sustainability Officer

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Filagot

Worku

Accountant

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Judith

Mpumwire

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Margaret

Mbabazi

Cashier

Michael

Steele

WASH Engineer

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Ermias

Wondwosen

Jr. WASH Tech

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Cynthia

Kahn

Communications and Content Coordinator

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Yesu

Afaayo

Accounts Assistant

Teshale

Asefa

Regional Program Manager, West Arsi, Ethiopia

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Tyson

Babayco

Donor Relations Coordinator

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Ritah

Namirembe

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

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Kiryn

Headrick

Data Coordinator

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Mestawot

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Birkinesh

Bekele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Mara

Ladewig

Grants Writer and Manager

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Vincent

Amaza

WASH Technician

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Persis

Nabirye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Joyce

Sabano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Kim Eng

Lim

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Admin Officer

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Vincent

Amaza

WASH Technician

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Jon

Viducich

WASH Engineer

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Ackline

Ainembabazi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Sim

Tiv

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Alemnesh

Girma

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Yek

Pich

Provincial Program Manager

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Amanda

Ainsworth

Chief of Staff

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Emily

Guebert

WASH Program Officer

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Berhanu

Mesele

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Louis

Kasadha

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Catherine

Apio

Area Program Manager, Mayuge, Uganda

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Julie

Waechter

Deputy Director of Programs

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Enat

Amde

Cashier / Store Keeper

Soklay

Lot

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Ethiopia Country Director

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Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Alex

Mbaguta, MA

Uganda Country Director

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Bunhan

Dieb

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Daren

Wendell

Director of Donor Relations

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Yung

Ang

Finance and Admin Officer

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bona

Hounn

Junior WASH Technician

Yared

Demissie

Geologist

Pamela

Crane-Hoover, PhD

Chief of WASH Engineering

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Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Nensebo, Ethiopia

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Rose

Apolot

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

David

Azoora

Area Program Manager

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Gebeyehu

Abebe

Director of Program Operations

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Tikikil

Shikur

Cashier / Store Keeper

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Tabisa

Nasirumbi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Elizabeth

MacRae

WASH Program Officer

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Almaz

Torbi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Lindsay

Lange, MSPH

Director of Programs

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Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Selamawit

Tilahun

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro, Uganda

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Justin

Narducci, MBA

President / CEO

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Joan

Kawala

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Mercy

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Christine

Zurbach

Vice President of Philanthropy

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Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sokhom

Vorch

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Kasa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Yisahek

Dagne

Jr. WASH Tech

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Brian

Oketha

WASH Technician

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Sean

Martin

Regional Director of Donor Relations (Western USA)

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Daniel

Macfarlane

Finance and Accounting Manager

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Sarah

Young, PE

WASH Engineer

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Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

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Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Emmanual

Kasajja

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Misrak

Ayano

Program Manager

Kunthea

Thorng

Finance and Administration Officer

Philemon

Mubiru

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Peninah

Natukunda

Accounts Assistant

Somaun

Tout

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Allie

Watts

Marketing Coordinator

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Gary

Weyel

Director of Marketing

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Joseph

Balikowa

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Almaz

Alemayehu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Calvin

Babyenda

Accounts Assistant

Samnang

Khlok

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Reenie

McNamee

Office Manager

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Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Paul

Gabula

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Danny

Foote

Product Team Lead

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Joseph

Kagezi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

David

Mugoya

Driver & Logistics Assistant

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Teshay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Martha

Atukwase

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Grace

Orishaba

Area Program Manager, Kaliro, Uganda

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Doreen

Nakacwa

Office Assistant

Sharon

Durant

Community Outreach Coordinator

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Charles

Emegu

Junior WASH Technician

Sophea

Yan

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Tadelech

Tesfaye

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Romanea

Thong

Cambodia Country Director

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Lawrance

Mukidi

Jr. WASH Technician

Sprinter

Mukebezi

WASH Technician

Sofiya

Kore

Junior Accountant / Cashier

Collyn

McCarty

Program Data Coordinator

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Phaly

Oem

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Catherine

Namusisi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Dorothy

Kwasherura

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Peter

Batambuze

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Brianna

Osterkamp

Staff Accountant

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Rith

Louer

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Lucy

Asimo

Cashier

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