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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

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director, Tanzania

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

Peninah

Natukunda

Finance and Administration Manager

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bridget

Naikesa

Cashier

Somaun

Tout

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Philemon

Mubiru

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Romanea

Thong

Cambodia Country Director

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Meseret

Biru

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tabisa

Nasirumbi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Berhanu

Mesele

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Rith

Louer

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Alex

Mbaguta, MA

Uganda Country Director

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Cynthia

Kahn

Communications and Content Editor

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Enat

Amde

Cashier / Store Keeper

Dorothy

Kwasherura

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tyson

Babayco

Donor Relations Coordinator

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Emmanual

Kasajja

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Julious

Awelo

Jr. WASH Technician

Judith

Mpumwire

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Francis

Aguma

Jr. WASH Technician

Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Ethiopia Country Director

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Xavier

Mbonye

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Lindsay

Lange, MSPH

Director of Programs

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Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Martha

Atukwase

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Ballam

Oyugi

Director of Program Operations

Tom

Owiny

WASH Technician

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

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Kiryn

Headrick

Data Coordinator

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Emily

Guebert

WASH Program Officer

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Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Rose

Apolot

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Administration Manager

Erinest

Waswa

Church Mobilizer

Samuel

Okello

Church Mobilizer

Joan

Kawala

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Gary

Weyel

Director of Marketing

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Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Nensebo, Ethiopia

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Sim

Tiv

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resource Manager

Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Ermias

Wondwosen

Jr. WASH Tech

Brianna

Osterkamp

Staff Accountant

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Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Mestawot

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Santos

Ocaya

Jr. WASH Technician

Yisahek

Dagne

Jr. WASH Tech

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Jon

Viducich

WASH Engineer

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John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Allie

Watts

Marketing Coordinator

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Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Calvin

Babyenda

Accounts Assistant

Sanyu

Nansubuga

Accounts Assistant

Filagot

Worku

Accountant

Catherine

Namusisi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Alemnesh

Girma

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Phaly

Oem

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Yung

Ang

Finance and Admin Officer

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Joseph

Kagezi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Reenie

McNamee

Office Manager

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Lucy

Asimo

Accounts Assistant

Mercy

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Catherine

Apio

Area Program Manager, Mayuge, Uganda

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Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Justin

Narducci, MBA

President / CEO

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Mokonen

Soboksa

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Sylvester

Bwoye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Almaz

Torbi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Lawrance

Mukidi

Jr. WASH Technician

Lizzie

Zweng

Graphic Designer

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Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director, Tanzania

Ayantu

Getachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Gebeyehu

Abebe

Director of Program Operations

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Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Sofiya

Kore

Junior Accountant / Cashier

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician

Kunthea

Thorng

Finance and Administration Officer

Gaitano

Okumu

Church Mobilizer

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Ackline

Ainembabazi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Paul

Gabula

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Peter

Batambuze

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Christine

Zurbach

Vice President of Philanthropy

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Michael

Steele

WASH Engineer

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Pamela

Crane-Hoover, PhD

Chief of WASH Engineering

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Joseph

Balikowa

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Kim Eng

Lim

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Burkitu

Chuluke

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Julie

Waechter

Deputy Director of Programs

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Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Grace

Orishaba

Area Program Manager, Kaliro, Uganda

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Sarah

Young, PE

WASH Engineer

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Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Joyce

Sabano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Aberra

Elefew

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Tadelech

Tesfaye

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Persis

Nabirye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Irene

Mbasalaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Misrak

Ayano

Program Manager

Lissie

Babb

Sustainability Officer

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Almaz

Alemayehu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Brandie

Shackelford

WASH Program Coordinator

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Sean

Martin

Regional Director of Donor Relations (Western USA)

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Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Daren

Wendell

Director of Donor Relations

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Margaret

Mbabazi

Cashier

Collyn

McCarty

Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

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Vincent

Amaza

WASH Technician

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bou

Ban

WASH Technician

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Elizabeth

MacRae

WASH Program Officer

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Misgana

Hirphassa

WASH Engineer (Planning and Design)

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Jude

Ouga

Jr. WASH Technician

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Daniel

Macfarlane

Finance and Accounting Manager

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Bona

Hounn

Junior WASH Technician

Birkinesh

Bekele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Mara

Ladewig

Grants Writer and Manager

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Sophea

Yan

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Selamawit

Tilahun

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Teshale

Asefa

Regional Program Manager, West Arsi, Ethiopia

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Klan

Sat

Security Guard

Samnang

Khlok

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sprinter

Mukebezi

WASH Technician

Danny

Foote

Product Team Lead

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David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

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Amanda

Ainsworth

Chief of Staff

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Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Yek

Pich

Provincial Program Manager

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Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

David

Mugoya

Driver & Logistics Assistant

Lamesa

Bekele

Water & Sanitation Technician

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Kasa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

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Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Tikikil

Shikur

Cashier / Store Keeper

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