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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

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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Pamela

Crane-Hoover, PhD

Chief of WASH Engineering

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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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Daren

Wendell

Sr. Director of Donor Relations

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Staff

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Xavier

Mbonye

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Enat

Amde

Cashier / Store Keeper

Misgana

Hirphassa

WASH Engineer (Planning and Design)

Amanda

Ainsworth

Operations Manager

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Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Country Director of Ethiopia

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Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Herbert

Twikirize

Water Works Technician

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Unith

Nakandha

Accounts Assistant

Cynthia

Kahn-Flynn

Communications and Content Editor

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Samnang

Khlok

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Yisahek

Dagne

Jr. WASH Tech

Alemnesh

Girma

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Administration Manager

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Brandie

Shackelford, MSPH

WASH Technical Advisor

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John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Tim

Culp

Sr. Vice President of Finance and Administration

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Patrick

Rubanga

Water Works Technician

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Margaret

Mbabazi

Cashier

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

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Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Judith

Mpumwire

Program Coordinator

Chernet

Tadese

WASH Construction Engineer

Gary

Weyel

Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications

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Martha

Atukwase

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Catherine

Apio

Area Program Manager, Mayuge, Uganda

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Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Phaly

Oem

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Martin

Opio

Director of Engineering Operations

Lizzie

Zweng

Graphic Designer

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Allie

Watts

Marketing Associate

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Catherine

Namusisi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Philemon

Mubiru

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Kasa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Kara

Tipton

Donor Relations Manager

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Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Julious

Awelo

Jr. WASH Technician

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Joseph

Kagezi

Program Coordinator

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Arina

Richard

Communications Coordinator

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Joseph

Balikowa

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Aberra

Elefew

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Dorothy

Kwasherura

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Burkitu

Chuluke

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Filagot

Worku

Accountant

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Kiryn

Headrick

Data & Systems Coordinator

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Bona

Hounn

Junior WASH Technician

Tadiwos

Lemma

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Ackline

Ainembabazi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Nensebo, Ethiopia

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Vincent

Amaza

WASH Technician

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician

Samnang

Chhouk

WASH Technician

Tom

Owiny

WASH Technician

Tikikil

Shikur

Cashier / Store Keeper

Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Erinest

Waswa

Church Mobilizer

Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Elizabeth

Kimaro

Human Resources Officer

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sakheng

Khann

Security Guard

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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Persis

Nabirye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Kim Eng

Lim

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Michael

Steele

Innovation & Sustainability Engineer

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Klan

Sat

Security Guard

Almaz

Alemayehu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Joseph

Bwire

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Daniel

Macfarlane

Director of Finance

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Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Sylvester

Bwoye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Emma

Capela

Development Specialist

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Tadelech

Tesfaye

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Pol Samnieng

Long

Administration Coordinator

Lawrance

Mukidi

Jr. WASH Technician

Peter

Batambuze

Program Coordinator

Charles

Chambila

Director of Engineering Operations

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Kunthea

Thorng

Finance and Administration Officer

Sarah

Young, PE

WASH Engineer

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Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sim

Tiv

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tabisa

Nasirumbi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Pamela

Crane-Hoover, PhD

Chief of WASH Engineering

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Somaun

Tout

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Bora

Lou

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Bruce

McEvoy

Advisory Committee

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Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Kensington

Chenoweth

Staff Accountant

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Innocent

Agaba

Jr. WASH Technician

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

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Birkinesh

Bekele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Jude

Ouga

Jr. WASH Technician

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Alemayehu

Asefa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Almaz

Torbi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Irene

Mbasalaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Francis

Aguma

Jr. WASH Technician

Lissie

Babb

Director of Programs Development

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Tyson

Babayco

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Rabecca

Balisidya

Senior Finance & Accounting Officer

Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager, Tanzania

Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Sofiya

Kore

Junior Accountant / Cashier

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Collyn

McCarty

Information Systems Coordinator

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Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Samuel

Okello

WASH Technician

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Coordinator

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Joan

Kawala

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Dong

Ra

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Brittney

Tierney

Donor Relations Manager

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Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

Berhanu

Mesele

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Mercy

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Cristina

Batz

Executive Assistant

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Grace

Orishaba

Area Program Manager, Kaliro, Uganda

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Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Joyce

Sabano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Sophea

Yan

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Sean

Martin

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Rith

Louer

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Betty

Tumwine

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Peninah

Natukunda

Finance and Administration Manager

Daren

Wendell

Sr. Director of Donor Relations

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Jon

Viducich, PE

Manager of WASH Engineering

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Bridget

Naikesa

Cashier

Yung

Ang

Finance and Admin Officer

Stephenson

Byarugaba

Water Works Technician

Calvin

Babyenda

Accounts Assistant

Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resource Manager

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Coordinator

Meseret

Biru

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Teshale

Asefa

Regional Program Manager, West Arsi, Ethiopia

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David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

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Savannah

Sanchez

Accounting Clerk

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Emmanual

Kasajja

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Misrak

Ayano

Program Manager

Ayantu

Getachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Spera

Atuhairwe

Country Director of Uganda

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Rose

Apolot

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

David

Mugoya

Driver & Logistics Assistant

Elizabeth

MacRae-Garvin, MPH

Manger of Program Design & Implementation

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Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Thong

Tha

Jr. WASH Technician

Selamawit

Tilahun

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Yek

Pich

Provincial Program Manager

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Gaitano

Okumu

Church Mobilizer

Beb

Yoeun

Housekeeper

Mestawot

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Paul

Gabula

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

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