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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

CEO

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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

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

Spera

Atuhairwe

Uganda Country Director

Peter

Batambuze

Program Coordinator

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tim

Culp

Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration

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Francis

Aguma

Jr. WASH Technician

Catherine

Apio

Area Program Manager, Mayuge, Uganda

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John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Emmanual

Kasajja

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Martin

Opio

Director of Engineering Operations

Ritah

Katongole

Accounts Assistant

Almaz

Torbi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Bridget

Naikesa

Cashier

Lawrance

Mukidi

Jr. WASH Technician

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Coordinator

Bona

Hounn

Junior WASH Technician

Rose

Apolot

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Ethiopia Country Director

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Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Jim

Watters

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Aberra

Elefew

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Tabisa

Nasirumbi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Allie

Watts

Marketing Associate

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Kim Eng

Lim

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Collyn

McCarty

Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

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Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director, Tanzania

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Calvin

Babyenda

Accounts Assistant

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Filagot

Worku

Accountant

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Alemnesh

Girma

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Margaret

Mbabazi

Cashier

Somaun

Tout

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Dorothy

Kwasherura

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Misgana

Hirphassa

WASH Engineer (Planning and Design)

Grace

Orishaba

Area Program Manager, Kaliro, Uganda

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Birkinesh

Bekele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Kensington

Chenoweth

Staff Accountant

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Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager, Tanzania

Sprinter

Mukebezi

WASH Technician

Jude

Ouga

Jr. WASH Technician

Sarah

Young, PE

WASH Engineer

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Elizabeth

MacRae

WASH Program Officer

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Irene

Mbasalaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Selamawit

Tilahun

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Romanea

Thong

Cambodia Country Director

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Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Vincent

Amaza

WASH Technician

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Dong

Ra

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Daniel

Macfarlane

Finance and Accounting Manager

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Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

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Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Gaitano

Okumu

Church Mobilizer

Peninah

Natukunda

Finance and Administration Manager

Samnang

Chhouk

WASH Technician

Kara

Tipton

Donor Relations Manager

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Joan

Kawala

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Elizabeth

Kimaro

Human Resources Officer

Savannah

Sanchez

Administrative Assistant

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Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

Sylvester

Bwoye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Paul

Gabula

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Ayantu

Getachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Michael

Steele

WASH Engineer

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Klan

Sat

Security Guard

Gebeyehu

Abebe

Director of Program Operations

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Yek

Pich

Provincial Program Manager

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Tyson

Babayco

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Persis

Nabirye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Patrick

Rubanga

Water Works Technician

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Lindsay

Lange, MSPH

Director of Programs

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Lizzie

Zweng

Graphic Designer

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Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Thong

Tha

Jr. WASH Technician

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Cynthia

Kahn

Communications and Content Editor

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Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Cristina

Batz

Executive Assistant

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Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

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Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Daren

Wendell

Senior Director of Donor Relations

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Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Nensebo, Ethiopia

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Bora

Lou

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tadelech

Tesfaye

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

David

Mugoya

Driver & Logistics Assistant

Dave

LeVan, MBA

CEO

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Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Yisahek

Dagne

Jr. WASH Tech

Joyce

Sabano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Sofiya

Kore

Junior Accountant / Cashier

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tadiwos

Lemma

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Tom

Owiny

WASH Technician

Innocent

Agaba

Jr. WASH Technician

Gary

Weyel

Director of Marketing

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Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Rith

Louer

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Erinest

Waswa

Church Mobilizer

Sophea

Yan

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Julious

Awelo

Jr. WASH Technician

Sim

Tiv

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Enat

Amde

Cashier / Store Keeper

Samnang

Khlok

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Lissie

Babb

Sustainability Officer

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Sean

Martin

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Mestawot

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Joseph

Bwire

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Brittney

Tierney

Community Outreach Coordinator

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Samay

Yin

WASH Technician

Chernet

Tadese

WASH Construction Engineer

Beb

Yoeun

Housekeeper

Xavier

Mbonye

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Martha

Atukwase

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Alemayehu

Asefa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

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Berhanu

Mesele

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Philemon

Mubiru

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Kasa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Phaly

Oem

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Judith

Mpumwire

Program Coordinator

Teshale

Asefa

Regional Program Manager, West Arsi, Ethiopia

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Tikikil

Shikur

Cashier / Store Keeper

Pol Samnieng

Long

Administration Coordinator

Jon

Viducich, PE

WASH Engineer

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Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resource Manager

Kunthea

Thorng

Finance and Administration Officer

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Ackline

Ainembabazi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Charles

Chambila

Director of Engineering Operations

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Almaz

Alemayehu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Yung

Ang

Finance and Admin Officer

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Rabecca

Balisidya

Senior Finance & Accounting Officer

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Shewangezaw

Chuqala

WASH Construction Engineer

Arina

Richard

Communications Coordinator

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Coordinator

Stephenson

Byarugaba

Water Works Technician

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Unith

Nakandha

Accounts Assistant

Joseph

Kagezi

Program Coordinator

Brandie

Shackelford

WASH Program Officer

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Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Administration Manager

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Sakheng

Khann

Security Guard

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Meseret

Biru

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Betty

Tumwine

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Amanda

Ainsworth

Chief of Staff

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Catherine

Namusisi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Burkitu

Chuluke

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Samuel

Okello

WASH Technician

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Pamela

Crane-Hoover, PhD

Chief of WASH Engineering

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Herbert

Twikirize

Water Works Technician

Bruce

McEvoy

Advisory Committee

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Joseph

Balikowa

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Kiryn

Headrick

Data Coordinator

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Mercy

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Misrak

Ayano

Program Manager

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

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