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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

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Tadelech

Tesfaye

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Joseph

Kagezi

Program Coordinator

Ayantu

Getachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Administration Manager

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Yisahek

Dagne

Jr. WASH Tech

Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Nensebo, Ethiopia

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Spera

Atuhairwe

Country Director of Uganda

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Julious

Awelo

Jr. WASH Technician

Mercy

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Joan

Kawala

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tom

Owiny

WASH Technician

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Filagot

Worku

Accountant

Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Berhanu

Mesele

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Gaitano

Okumu

Church Mobilizer

Paul

Gabula

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Samuel

Okello

WASH Technician

Elizabeth

Kimaro

Human Resources Officer

Allie

Watts

Marketing Associate

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Catherine

Apio

Area Program Manager, Mayuge, Uganda

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Samay

Yin

WASH Technician

Kara

Tipton

Donor Relations Manager

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Joseph

Bwire

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Yek

Pich

Provincial Program Manager

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Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Peninah

Natukunda

Finance and Administration Manager

Savannah

Sanchez

Accounting Clerk

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Daniel

Macfarlane

Director of Finance

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Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tabisa

Nasirumbi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Philemon

Mubiru

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Xavier

Mbonye

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Country Director of Ethiopia

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Rabecca

Balisidya

Senior Finance & Accounting Officer

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bruce

McEvoy

Advisory Committee

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Alemayehu

Asefa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Coordinator

Jude

Ouga

Jr. WASH Technician

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Charles

Chambila

Director of Engineering Operations

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Kasa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Martha

Atukwase

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Vincent

Amaza

WASH Technician

Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Ackline

Ainembabazi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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Sean

Martin

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Teshale

Asefa

Regional Program Manager, West Arsi, Ethiopia

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Brandie

Shackelford, MSPH

WASH Technical Advisor

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Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Misrak

Ayano

Program Manager

Lizzie

Zweng

Graphic Designer

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Cristina

Batz

Executive Assistant

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Sarah

Young, PE

WASH Engineer

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Birkinesh

Bekele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Emma

Capela

Development Specialist

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Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

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Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Judith

Mpumwire

Program Coordinator

Unith

Nakandha

Accounts Assistant

Mestawot

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Collyn

McCarty

Information Systems Coordinator

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Catherine

Namusisi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Brittney

Tierney

Donor Relations Manager

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Sofiya

Kore

Junior Accountant / Cashier

Innocent

Agaba

Jr. WASH Technician

Francis

Aguma

Jr. WASH Technician

Joyce

Sabano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Selamawit

Tilahun

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Lawrance

Mukidi

Jr. WASH Technician

Meseret

Biru

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Dorothy

Kwasherura

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Chernet

Tadese

WASH Construction Engineer

Valerie

Sagero

Administrative Assistant

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Elizabeth

MacRae-Garvin, MPH

Manger of Program Design & Implementation

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Kiryn

Headrick

Data & Systems Coordinator

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Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Jon

Viducich, PE

Manager of WASH Engineering

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Betty

Tumwine

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Grace

Orishaba

Area Program Manager, Kaliro, Uganda

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Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Martin

Opio

Director of Engineering Operations

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

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Persis

Nabirye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Misgana

Hirphassa

WASH Engineer (Planning and Design)

Michael

Steele

Innovation & Sustainability Engineer

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Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Stephenson

Byarugaba

Water Works Technician

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Rose

Apolot

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Patrick

Rubanga

Water Works Technician

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Coordinator

Tadiwos

Lemma

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Peter

Batambuze

Program Coordinator

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Burkitu

Chuluke

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tikikil

Shikur

Cashier / Store Keeper

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Joseph

Balikowa

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Alemnesh

Girma

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Kensington

Chenoweth

Staff Accountant

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Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bridget

Naikesa

Cashier

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Sylvester

Bwoye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Almaz

Torbi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Erinest

Waswa

Church Mobilizer

Tim

Culp

Sr. Vice President of Finance and Administration

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Irene

Mbasalaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Emmanual

Kasajja

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Sue

Hostetler

Director

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Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Almaz

Alemayehu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Calvin

Babyenda

Accounts Assistant

Tim

Chambers

Vice President of Global Programs

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Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Cynthia

Kahn-Flynn

Marketing and Communications Specialist

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Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Herbert

Twikirize

Water Works Technician

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Lissie

Babb

Director of Programs Development

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Gary

Weyel

Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications

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Margaret

Mbabazi

Cashier

Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resource Manager

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Enat

Amde

Cashier / Store Keeper

Aberra

Elefew

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Arina

Richard

Communications Coordinator

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager, Tanzania

David

Mugoya

Driver & Logistics Assistant

David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

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Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Amanda

Ainsworth

Technology Consultant

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Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

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