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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

Chambers

Vice President of Global Programs

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Tim

Culp

Sr. Vice President of Finance and Administration

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Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Spera

Atuhairwe

Country Director of Uganda

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Lissie

Babb

Director of Programs Development

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Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Country Director of Ethiopia

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Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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Gary

Weyel

Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications

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Staff

Vincent

Amaza

WASH Technician

Almaz

Alemayehu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Persis

Nabirye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sarah

Young, PE

WASH Engineer

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Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tom

Owiny

WASH Technician

Misrak

Ayano

Program Manager

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resource Manager

Rose

Apolot

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Bridget

Naikesa

Cashier

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Ackline

Ainembabazi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Berhanu

Mesele

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Savannah

Sanchez

Accounting Clerk

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Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Unith

Nakandha

Accounts Assistant

Selamawit

Tilahun

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Martin

Opio

Director of Engineering Operations

Valerie

Sagero

Administrative Assistant

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Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

Stephenson

Byarugaba

Water Works Technician

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Alemnesh

Girma

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Kasa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Aberra

Elefew

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Collyn

McCarty

Information Systems Coordinator

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Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Lissie

Babb

Director of Programs Development

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Innocent

Agaba

Jr. WASH Technician

Patrick

Rubanga

Water Works Technician

Joseph

Bwire

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Gary

Weyel

Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications

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Yek

Pich

Provincial Program Manager

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Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Meseret

Biru

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Brittney

Tierney

Donor Relations Manager

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Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Grace

Orishaba

Area Program Manager, Kaliro, Uganda

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Joseph

Kagezi

Program Coordinator

Daniel

Macfarlane

Director of Finance

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Tikikil

Shikur

Cashier / Store Keeper

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Yisahek

Dagne

Jr. WASH Tech

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Betty

Tumwine

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Xavier

Mbonye

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Peter

Batambuze

Program Coordinator

Margaret

Mbabazi

Cashier

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Jude

Ouga

Jr. WASH Technician

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

David

Mugoya

Driver & Logistics Assistant

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Brandie

Shackelford, MSPH

WASH Technical Advisor

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Chernet

Tadese

WASH Construction Engineer

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Jon

Viducich, PE

Manager of WASH Engineering

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Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager, Tanzania

Rabecca

Balisidya

Senior Finance & Accounting Officer

Herbert

Twikirize

Water Works Technician

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

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Kiryn

Headrick

Data & Systems Coordinator

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Calvin

Babyenda

Accounts Assistant

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Sean

Martin

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Lawrance

Mukidi

Jr. WASH Technician

Ayantu

Getachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Joseph

Balikowa

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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Elizabeth

MacRae-Garvin, MPH

Manger of Program Design & Implementation

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Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Tim

Chambers

Vice President of Global Programs

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Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Country Director of Ethiopia

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Judith

Mpumwire

Program Coordinator

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Peninah

Natukunda

Finance and Administration Manager

Irene

Mbasalaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Emma

Capela

Development Specialist

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Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Catherine

Namusisi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Allie

Watts

Marketing Associate

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Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

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Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Alemayehu

Asefa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Charles

Chambila

Director of Engineering Operations

Mercy

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Kensington

Chenoweth

Staff Accountant

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Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sylvester

Bwoye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Dorothy

Kwasherura

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

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Kara

Tipton

Donor Relations Manager

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Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Administration Manager

Almaz

Torbi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Joyce

Sabano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Spera

Atuhairwe

Country Director of Uganda

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Paul

Gabula

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Tadelech

Tesfaye

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Tadiwos

Lemma

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Misgana

Hirphassa

WASH Engineer (Planning and Design)

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Bruce

McEvoy

Advisory Committee

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Arina

Richard

Communications Coordinator

Teshale

Asefa

Regional Program Manager, West Arsi, Ethiopia

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Samuel

Okello

WASH Technician

Martha

Atukwase

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Joan

Kawala

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Francis

Aguma

Jr. WASH Technician

Emmanual

Kasajja

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Tabisa

Nasirumbi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Cristina

Batz

Executive Assistant

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Birkinesh

Bekele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Catherine

Apio

Area Program Manager, Mayuge, Uganda

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Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Philemon

Mubiru

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Gaitano

Okumu

Church Mobilizer

Sofiya

Kore

Junior Accountant / Cashier

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Coordinator

Amanda

Ainsworth

Technology Consultant

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Mestawot

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Julious

Awelo

Jr. WASH Technician

Erinest

Waswa

Church Mobilizer

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Filagot

Worku

Accountant

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Michael

Steele

Innovation & Sustainability Engineer

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Elizabeth

Kimaro

Human Resources Officer

Lizzie

Zweng

Graphic Designer

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Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Coordinator

Sue

Hostetler

Director

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Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Burkitu

Chuluke

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tim

Culp

Sr. Vice President of Finance and Administration

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Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Nensebo, Ethiopia

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Cynthia

Kahn-Flynn

Marketing and Communications Specialist

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Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Enat

Amde

Cashier / Store Keeper

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