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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

Julie

Waechter

Deputy Director of Programs

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Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Samnang

Khlok

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tadelech

Tesfaye

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Alemnesh

Girma

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Justin

Narducci, MBA

President / CEO

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Grace

Orishaba

Area Program Manager, Kaliro, Uganda

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Sokhom

Vorch

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Somaun

Tout

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Allie

Watts

Marketing Coordinator

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Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Gebeyehu

Abebe

Director of Program Operations

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Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Sharon

Durant

Community Outreach Coordinator

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Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Almaz

Alemayehu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Teshay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Sean

Martin

Regional Director of Donor Relations (Western USA)

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Samay

Yin

WASH Technician

Teshale

Asefa

Regional Program Manager, West Arsi, Ethiopia

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Thida

Mourn

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Nensebo, Ethiopia

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Almaz

Torbi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Ermias

Wondwosen

Jr. WASH Tech

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Yesu

Afaayo

Accounts Assistant

Persis

Nabirye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Filagot

Worku

Accountant

Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Ethiopia Country Director

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Mestawot

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro, Uganda

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Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

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Sprinter

Mukebezi

WASH Technician

Enat

Amde

Cashier / Store Keeper

Brianna

Osterkamp

Staff Accountant

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Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

David

Azoora

Area Program Manager

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Yisahek

Dagne

Jr. WASH Tech

Yared

Demissie

Geologist

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Lissie

Babb

Sustainability Officer

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Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sophea

Yan

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Misrak

Ayano

Program Manager

Lindsay

Lange, MSPH

Director of Programs

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Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sofiya

Kore

Junior Accountant / Cashier

Joseph

Kagezi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Cynthia

Kahn

Communications and Content Coordinator

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Dorothy

Kwasherura

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Kiryn

Headrick

Data Coordinator

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Christine

Zurbach

Vice President of Philanthropy

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Ritah

Namirembe

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Sarah

Young, PE

WASH Engineer

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Emmanual

Kasajja

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Daniel

Macfarlane

Finance and Accounting Manager

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Collyn

McCarty

Program Data Coordinator

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Peninah

Natukunda

Accounts Assistant

Tabisa

Nasirumbi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

David

Mugoya

Driver & Logistics Assistant

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Judith

Mpumwire

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Catherine

Namusisi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Peter

Batambuze

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Alex

Mbaguta, MA

Uganda Country Director

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Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bona

Hounn

Junior WASH Technician

Yung

Ang

Finance and Admin Officer

Mercy

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Joyce

Sabano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Rose

Apolot

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Pamela

Crane-Hoover, PhD

Chief of WASH Engineering

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Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Martha

Atukwase

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Kim Eng

Lim

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sim

Tiv

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Rith

Louer

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Admin Officer

Amanda

Ainsworth

Chief of Staff

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Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Lucy

Asimo

Cashier

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Danny

Foote

Product Team Lead

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Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Selamawit

Tilahun

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Louis

Kasadha

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Mara

Ladewig

Grants Writer and Manager

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Tikikil

Shikur

Cashier / Store Keeper

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tyson

Babayco

Donor Relations Coordinator

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Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Calvin

Babyenda

Accounts Assistant

Jon

Viducich

WASH Engineer

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Michael

Steele

WASH Engineer

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Birkinesh

Bekele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Elizabeth

MacRae

WASH Program Officer

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Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

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Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Brian

Oketha

WASH Technician

Vincent

Amaza

WASH Technician

Kasa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Bunhan

Dieb

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Doreen

Nakacwa

Office Assistant

Joan

Kawala

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Paul

Gabula

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Ackline

Ainembabazi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Catherine

Apio

Area Program Manager, Mayuge, Uganda

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Charles

Emegu

Junior WASH Technician

Phaly

Oem

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Lawrance

Mukidi

Jr. WASH Technician

Emily

Guebert

WASH Program Officer

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Margaret

Mbabazi

Cashier

Vincent

Amaza

WASH Technician

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Daren

Wendell

Director of Donor Relations

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Philemon

Mubiru

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Berhanu

Mesele

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Joseph

Balikowa

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Reenie

McNamee

Office Manager

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Gary

Weyel

Director of Marketing

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Yek

Pich

Provincial Program Manager

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Soklay

Lot

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Kunthea

Thorng

Finance and Administration Officer

Romanea

Thong

Cambodia Country Director

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