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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

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Interim CEO and Board Treasurer

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Pamela

Crane-Hoover, PhD

Chief of WASH Engineering

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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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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

Director of Donor Relations

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Staff

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Michael

Steele

WASH Engineer

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Zerihun

Tura

Communications Coordinator

Cynthia

Kahn

Communications and Content Editor

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Kunthea

Thorng

Finance and Administration Officer

Spera

Atuhairwe

Director of Programs

Joseph

Balikowa

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sarah

Young, PE

WASH Engineer

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Pamela

Crane-Hoover, PhD

Chief of WASH Engineering

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Sylvester

Bwoye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tom

Owiny

WASH Technician

Misrak

Ayano

Program Manager

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Bona

Hounn

Junior WASH Technician

Betty

Tumwine

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Paul

Gabula

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Margaret

Mbabazi

Cashier

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Catherine

Namusisi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Pol Samnieng

Long

Administration Coordinator

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Xavier

Mbonye

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

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Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

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Amanda

Ainsworth

Chief of Staff

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Bruce

McEvoy

Advisory Committee

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Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Beb

Yoeun

Housekeeper

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Samnang

Khlok

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sophea

Yan

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Lizzie

Zweng

Graphic Designer

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Alemnesh

Girma

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Lindsay

Lange, MSPH

Director of Programs

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Sofiya

Kore

Junior Accountant / Cashier

Tikikil

Shikur

Cashier / Store Keeper

Yung

Ang

Finance and Admin Officer

Tadelech

Tesfaye

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Nensebo, Ethiopia

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Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Erinest

Waswa

Church Mobilizer

Dong

Ra

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Almaz

Torbi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Patrick

Rubanga

Water Works Technician

Sprinter

Mukebezi

WASH Technician

Klan

Sat

Security Guard

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Interim CEO and Board Treasurer

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Shewangezaw

Chuqala

WASH Construction Engineer

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Misgana

Hirphassa

WASH Engineer (Planning and Design)

Herbert

Twikirize

Water Works Technician

Joseph

Kagezi

Program Coordinator

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Amy

Pitts

Director of Development

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Tyson

Babayco

Donor Relations Coordinator

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Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Burkitu

Chuluke

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Gebeyehu

Abebe

Director of Program Operations

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Elizabeth

MacRae

WASH Program Officer

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Gary

Weyel

Director of Marketing

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Lawrance

Mukidi

Jr. WASH Technician

Brittney

Tierney

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Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Administration Manager

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Kasa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Judith

Mpumwire

Program Coordinator

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Arina

Richard

Programs Communications Officer

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sanyu

Nansubuga

Accounts Assistant

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Enat

Amde

Cashier / Store Keeper

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Sim

Tiv

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Calvin

Babyenda

Accounts Assistant

Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager, Tanzania

Thong

Tha

Jr. WASH Technician

Tabisa

Nasirumbi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Almaz

Alemayehu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Rose

Apolot

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Julious

Awelo

Jr. WASH Technician

Philemon

Mubiru

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician

Mercy

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Joan

Kawala

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Dorothy

Kwasherura

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Rith

Louer

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Joseph

Bwire

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Ritah

Katongole

Accounts Assistant

Innocent

Agaba

Jr. WASH Technician

Sakheng

Khann

Security Guard

Yisahek

Dagne

Jr. WASH Tech

Kiryn

Headrick

Data Coordinator

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Lamesa

Bekele

Water & Sanitation Technician

Kim Eng

Lim

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Joyce

Sabano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Lissie

Babb

Sustainability Officer

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Catherine

Apio

Area Program Manager, Mayuge, Uganda

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Romanea

Thong

Cambodia Country Director

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Jude

Ouga

Jr. WASH Technician

Peninah

Natukunda

Finance and Administration Manager

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Samuel

Okello

WASH Technician

Alex

Mbaguta, MA

Uganda Country Director

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Stephenson

Byarugaba

Water Works Technician

Grace

Orishaba

Area Program Manager, Kaliro, Uganda

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Martha

Atukwase

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sean

Martin

Regional Director of Donor Relations (Western USA)

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Gaitano

Okumu

Church Mobilizer

Unith

Nakandha

Accounts Assistant

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Bora

Lou

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Irene

Mbasalaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Julie

Waechter

Deputy Director of Programs

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Emily

Guebert

WASH Program Officer

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Meseret

Biru

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

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Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resource Manager

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Alemayehu

Asefa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

David

Mugoya

Driver & Logistics Assistant

Aberra

Elefew

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Ayantu

Getachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Phaly

Oem

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Peter

Batambuze

Program Coordinator

Emmanual

Kasajja

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Bridget

Naikesa

Cashier

Allie

Watts

Marketing Associate

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Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Ackline

Ainembabazi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Birkinesh

Bekele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Somaun

Tout

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Teshale

Asefa

Regional Program Manager, West Arsi, Ethiopia

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Francis

Aguma

Jr. WASH Technician

Daren

Wendell

Director of Donor Relations

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Selamawit

Tilahun

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Coordinator

Filagot

Worku

Accountant

Brandie

Shackelford

WASH Program Coordinator

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Martin

Opio

Director of Engineering Operations

Collyn

McCarty

Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

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Berhanu

Mesele

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Tadiwos

Lemma

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Savannah

Sanchez

Administrative Assistant

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Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Persis

Nabirye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Mestawot

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Mara

Ladewig

Programs Manager

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Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Chernet

Tadese

WASH Construction Engineer

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director, Tanzania

Daniel

Macfarlane

Finance and Accounting Manager

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Jon

Viducich, PE

WASH Engineer

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Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Ethiopia Country Director

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Vincent

Amaza

WASH Technician

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Yek

Pich

Provincial Program Manager

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