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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

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Sean

Martin

Regional Director of Donor Relations (Western USA)

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Julie

Waechter

Deputy Director of Programs

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Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tyson

Babayco

Donor Relations Coordinator

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Enat

Amde

Cashier / Store Keeper

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Brianna

Osterkamp

Staff Accountant

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Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Joseph

Balikowa

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Judith

Mpumwire

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Amanda

Ainsworth

Chief of Staff

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Birkinesh

Bekele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Mercy

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Yisahek

Dagne

Jr. WASH Tech

Sokhom

Vorch

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Alex

Mbaguta, MA

Uganda Country Director

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Peter

Batambuze

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Berhanu

Mesele

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Ackline

Ainembabazi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Francis

Aguma

Jr. WASH Technician

Tabisa

Nasirumbi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Jon

Viducich

WASH Engineer

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Cynthia

Kahn

Communications and Content Coordinator

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Collyn

McCarty

Program Data Coordinator

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Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Persis

Nabirye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sylvester

Bwoye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sim

Tiv

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Joyce

Sabano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Ballam

Oyugi

Director of Program Operations

Vincent

Amaza

WASH Technician

Peninah

Natukunda

Finance and Administration Manager

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Kunthea

Thorng

Finance and Administration Officer

Margaret

Mbabazi

Cashier

Tikikil

Shikur

Cashier / Store Keeper

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Misgana

Hirphassa

WASH Engineer (Planning and Design)

Lindsay

Lange, MSPH

Director of Programs

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Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Michael

Steele

WASH Engineer

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Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

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Almaz

Torbi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Danny

Foote

Product Team Lead

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Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Sophea

Yan

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Julious

Awelo

Jr. WASH Technician

Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Lawrance

Mukidi

Jr. WASH Technician

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Joan

Kawala

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Samnang

Khlok

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Gebeyehu

Abebe

Director of Program Operations

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Kim Eng

Lim

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Teshale

Asefa

Regional Program Manager, West Arsi, Ethiopia

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Rose

Apolot

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Gary

Weyel

Director of Marketing

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Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Ethiopia Country Director

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Bona

Hounn

Junior WASH Technician

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Mara

Ladewig

Grants Writer and Manager

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Calvin

Babyenda

Accounts Assistant

Lucy

Asimo

Accounts Assistant

Pamela

Crane-Hoover, PhD

Chief of WASH Engineering

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Martha

Atukwase

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Soklay

Lot

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Alemnesh

Girma

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Rith

Louer

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Elizabeth

MacRae

WASH Program Officer

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Justin

Narducci, MBA

President / CEO

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Samay

Yin

WASH Technician

Romanea

Thong

Cambodia Country Director

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Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Emmanual

Kasajja

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Filagot

Worku

Accountant

Kiryn

Headrick

Data Coordinator

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Jude

Ouga

Jr. WASH Technician

Irene

Mbasalaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Kasa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Reenie

McNamee

Office Manager

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David

Mugoya

Driver & Logistics Assistant

Daren

Wendell

Director of Donor Relations

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Doreen

Nakacwa

Office Assistant

Daniel

Macfarlane

Finance and Accounting Manager

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Yared

Demissie

Geologist

Bridget

Naikesa

Cashier

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Almaz

Alemayehu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Ermias

Wondwosen

Jr. WASH Tech

Philemon

Mubiru

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Misrak

Ayano

Program Manager

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Phaly

Oem

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Emily

Guebert

WASH Program Officer

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Sarah

Young, PE

WASH Engineer

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Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Christine

Zurbach

Vice President of Philanthropy

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Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Dorothy

Kwasherura

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Selamawit

Tilahun

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Xavier

Mbonye

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Joseph

Kagezi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Nensebo, Ethiopia

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Catherine

Namusisi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sprinter

Mukebezi

WASH Technician

Somaun

Tout

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Grace

Orishaba

Area Program Manager, Kaliro, Uganda

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Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Santos

Ocaya

Jr. WASH Technician

Bunhan

Dieb

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Catherine

Apio

Area Program Manager, Mayuge, Uganda

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Mestawot

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tadelech

Tesfaye

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sofiya

Kore

Junior Accountant / Cashier

Yung

Ang

Finance and Admin Officer

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

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David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

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Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Paul

Gabula

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Lissie

Babb

Sustainability Officer

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Klan

Sat

Security Guard

Allie

Watts

Marketing Coordinator

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Teshay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Admin Officer

Yek

Pich

Provincial Program Manager

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Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

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