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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

Filagot

Worku

Accountant

Unith

Nakandha

Accounts Assistant

Samnang

Chhouk

WASH Technician

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Bona

Hounn

Junior WASH Technician

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Burkitu

Chuluke

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Daren

Wendell

Sr. Director of Donor Relations

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Tikikil

Shikur

Cashier / Store Keeper

Lizzie

Zweng

Graphic Designer

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Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Yisahek

Dagne

Jr. WASH Tech

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Vincent

Amaza

WASH Technician

Somaun

Tout

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Ackline

Ainembabazi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Chernet

Tadese

WASH Construction Engineer

Rabecca

Balisidya

Senior Finance & Accounting Officer

Rith

Louer

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Nensebo, Ethiopia

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Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Almaz

Torbi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Ayantu

Getachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Collyn

McCarty

Information Systems Coordinator

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Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director of Tanzania

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Judith

Mpumwire

Program Coordinator

Jude

Ouga

Jr. WASH Technician

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Xavier

Mbonye

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Daniel

Macfarlane

Director of Finance

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Patrick

Rubanga

Water Works Technician

Joan

Kawala

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Stephenson

Byarugaba

Water Works Technician

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager, Tanzania

Grace

Orishaba

Area Program Manager, Kaliro, Uganda

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Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Tadelech

Tesfaye

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Beb

Yoeun

Housekeeper

Berhanu

Mesele

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Kunthea

Thorng

Finance and Administration Officer

Joseph

Balikowa

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Coordinator

Gaitano

Okumu

Church Mobilizer

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Elizabeth

Kimaro

Human Resources Officer

Kensington

Chenoweth

Staff Accountant

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Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Pamela

Crane-Hoover, PhD

Chief of WASH Engineering

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Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Emma

Capela

Development Specialist

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Innocent

Agaba

Jr. WASH Technician

Catherine

Apio

Area Program Manager, Mayuge, Uganda

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Betty

Tumwine

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Klan

Sat

Security Guard

Herbert

Twikirize

Water Works Technician

Mercy

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Almaz

Alemayehu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Enat

Amde

Cashier / Store Keeper

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Sim

Tiv

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Coordinator

Catherine

Namusisi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

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Misrak

Ayano

Program Manager

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Paul

Gabula

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

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Romanea

Thong

Country Director of Cambodia

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Francis

Aguma

Jr. WASH Technician

Cristina

Batz

Executive Assistant

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Mestawot

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician

Irene

Mbasalaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Dorothy

Kwasherura

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Thong

Tha

Jr. WASH Technician

Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Phaly

Oem

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Jon

Viducich, PE

Manager of WASH Engineering

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Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Allie

Watts

Marketing Associate

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Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Sakheng

Khann

Security Guard

Philemon

Mubiru

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

Yek

Pich

Provincial Program Manager

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Arina

Richard

Communications Coordinator

Persis

Nabirye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Spera

Atuhairwe

Country Director of Uganda

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Julious

Awelo

Jr. WASH Technician

Elizabeth

MacRae-Garvin, MPH

Manger of Program Design & Implementation

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Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Pol Samnieng

Long

Administration Coordinator

Joyce

Sabano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Martha

Atukwase

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Margaret

Mbabazi

Cashier

Alemayehu

Asefa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Dong

Ra

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Meseret

Biru

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tim

Culp

Sr. Vice President of Finance and Administration

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Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Erinest

Waswa

Church Mobilizer

Lawrance

Mukidi

Jr. WASH Technician

Teshale

Asefa

Regional Program Manager, West Arsi, Ethiopia

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Selamawit

Tilahun

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Sofiya

Kore

Junior Accountant / Cashier

Tadiwos

Lemma

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resource Manager

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Kiryn

Headrick

Data & Systems Coordinator

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Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Peter

Batambuze

Program Coordinator

Tabisa

Nasirumbi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Charles

Chambila

Director of Engineering Operations

Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Administration Manager

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Gary

Weyel

Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications

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Brittney

Tierney

Donor Relations Manager

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Sophea

Yan

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Amanda

Ainsworth

Operations Manager

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Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sylvester

Bwoye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Peninah

Natukunda

Finance and Administration Manager

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bruce

McEvoy

Advisory Committee

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Joseph

Kagezi

Program Coordinator

Michael

Steele

Innovation & Sustainability Engineer

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Savannah

Sanchez

Accounting Clerk

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Joseph

Bwire

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Kara

Tipton

Donor Relations Manager

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Emmanual

Kasajja

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Samnang

Khlok

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Kim Eng

Lim

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Martin

Opio

Director of Engineering Operations

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Cynthia

Kahn-Flynn

Communications and Content Editor

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Birkinesh

Bekele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bora

Lou

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Aberra

Elefew

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Kasa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

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Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Rose

Apolot

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Misgana

Hirphassa

WASH Engineer (Planning and Design)

Bridget

Naikesa

Cashier

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Lissie

Babb

Director of Programs Development

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Yung

Ang

Finance and Admin Officer

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Sarah

Young, PE

WASH Engineer

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Alemnesh

Girma

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Country Director of Ethiopia

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Tom

Owiny

WASH Technician

Calvin

Babyenda

Accounts Assistant

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Brandie

Shackelford, MSPH

WASH Technical Advisor

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Sean

Martin

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Tyson

Babayco

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

David

Mugoya

Driver & Logistics Assistant

Samuel

Okello

WASH Technician

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

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