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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

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Operating Officer

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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

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Mara

Ladewig

Programs Manager

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Peter

Batambuze

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Catherine

Apio

Area Program Manager, Mayuge, Uganda

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Sylvester

Bwoye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Kiryn

Headrick

Data Coordinator

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Tadiwos

Lemma

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Philemon

Mubiru

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Samuel

Okello

Church Mobilizer

Pol Samnieng

Long

Administration Coordinator

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Joan

Kawala

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Yung

Ang

Finance and Admin Officer

Joseph

Kagezi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

David

Mugoya

Driver & Logistics Assistant

Judith

Mpumwire

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Christine

Zurbach

Vice President of Philanthropy

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Gaitano

Okumu

Church Mobilizer

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Allie

Watts

Marketing Coordinator

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Rith

Louer

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Gebeyehu

Abebe

Director of Program Operations

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Kasa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Nensebo, Ethiopia

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Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Gary

Weyel

Director of Marketing

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Sophea

Yan

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Julie

Waechter

Deputy Director of Programs

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Lawrance

Mukidi

Jr. WASH Technician

Joyce

Sabano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Sarah

Young, PE

WASH Engineer

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Justin

Narducci, MBA

President / CEO

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Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Ackline

Ainembabazi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tikikil

Shikur

Cashier / Store Keeper

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Burkitu

Chuluke

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Lissie

Babb

Sustainability Officer

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Julious

Awelo

Jr. WASH Technician

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Emmanual

Kasajja

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Aberra

Elefew

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Bou

Ban

WASH Technician

Elizabeth

MacRae

WASH Program Officer

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Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Tyson

Babayco

Donor Relations Coordinator

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Zerihun

Tura

Communications Coordinator

Lindsay

Lange, MSPH

Director of Programs

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Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Pamela

Crane-Hoover, PhD

Chief of WASH Engineering

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Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Grace

Orishaba

Area Program Manager, Kaliro, Uganda

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Thida

Mourn

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Mercy

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Almaz

Torbi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Shewangezaw

Chuqala

WASH Construction Engineer

Somaun

Tout

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Rose

Apolot

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Tabisa

Nasirumbi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Bona

Hounn

Junior WASH Technician

Cynthia

Kahn

Communications and Content Editor

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Ayantu

Getachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Ballam

Oyugi

Director of Program Operations

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Collyn

McCarty

Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

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Selamawit

Tilahun

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Alex

Mbaguta, MA

Uganda Country Director

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Beb

Yoeun

Housekeeper

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Xavier

Mbonye

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Lucy

Asimo

Accounts Assistant

Ermias

Wondwosen

Jr. WASH Tech

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Brandie

Shackelford

WASH Program Coordinator

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Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Coordinator

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Amanda

Ainsworth

Chief of Staff

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Jon

Viducich

WASH Engineer

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Santos

Ocaya

Jr. WASH Technician

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Calvin

Babyenda

Accounts Assistant

Francis

Aguma

Jr. WASH Technician

Martha

Atukwase

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director, Tanzania

David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

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Berhanu

Mesele

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Tadelech

Tesfaye

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Margaret

Mbabazi

Cashier

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Romanea

Thong

Cambodia Country Director

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Klan

Sat

Security Guard

Meseret

Biru

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Daren

Wendell

Director of Donor Relations

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Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Vincent

Amaza

WASH Technician

Yek

Pich

Provincial Program Manager

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Bruce

McEvoy

Advisory Committee

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Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

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Daniel

Macfarlane

Finance and Accounting Manager

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Lizzie

Zweng

Graphic Designer

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Jude

Ouga

Jr. WASH Technician

Paul

Gabula

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Yisahek

Dagne

Jr. WASH Tech

Lamesa

Bekele

Water & Sanitation Technician

Mestawot

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Danny

Foote

Product Team Lead

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Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sofiya

Kore

Junior Accountant / Cashier

Peninah

Natukunda

Finance and Administration Manager

Ritah

Katongole

Accounts Assistant

Almaz

Alemayehu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Misrak

Ayano

Program Manager

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

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Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resource Manager

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Dorothy

Kwasherura

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Samnang

Khlok

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Birkinesh

Bekele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Catherine

Namusisi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Filagot

Worku

Accountant

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Alemayehu

Asefa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Kim Eng

Lim

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Erinest

Waswa

Church Mobilizer

Sprinter

Mukebezi

WASH Technician

John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Misgana

Hirphassa

WASH Engineer (Planning and Design)

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Sanyu

Nansubuga

Accounts Assistant

Dong

Ra

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Sean

Martin

Regional Director of Donor Relations (Western USA)

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Phaly

Oem

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Administration Manager

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Kunthea

Thorng

Finance and Administration Officer

Tom

Owiny

WASH Technician

Enat

Amde

Cashier / Store Keeper

Joseph

Balikowa

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Ethiopia Country Director

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Bridget

Naikesa

Cashier

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Persis

Nabirye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Irene

Mbasalaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Brianna

Osterkamp

Staff Accountant

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Teshale

Asefa

Regional Program Manager, West Arsi, Ethiopia

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Sim

Tiv

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Alemnesh

Girma

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Emily

Guebert

WASH Program Officer

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Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Michael

Steele

WASH Engineer

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