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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

Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration

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Dave

LeVan, MBA

CEO

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Spera

Atuhairwe

Uganda Country Director

Pamela

Crane-Hoover, PhD

Chief of WASH Engineering

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Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Ethiopia Country Director

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Romanea

Thong

Cambodia Country Director

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Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director, Tanzania

Lindsay

Lange, MSPH

Director of Programs

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Gary

Weyel

Director of Marketing

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Daren

Wendell

Senior Director of Donor Relations

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Staff

Unith

Nakandha

Accounts Assistant

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Joseph

Balikowa

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Aberra

Elefew

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Coordinator

Filagot

Worku

Accountant

Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Kara

Tipton

Donor Relations Manager

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Lissie

Babb

Sustainability Officer

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Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Pamela

Crane-Hoover, PhD

Chief of WASH Engineering

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Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tyson

Babayco

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Daniel

Macfarlane

Finance and Accounting Manager

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Innocent

Agaba

Jr. WASH Technician

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager, Tanzania

Teshale

Asefa

Regional Program Manager, West Arsi, Ethiopia

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Dorothy

Kwasherura

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Misgana

Hirphassa

WASH Engineer (Planning and Design)

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Xavier

Mbonye

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Martha

Atukwase

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Savannah

Sanchez

Administrative Assistant

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Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Judith

Mpumwire

Program Coordinator

Yung

Ang

Finance and Admin Officer

Gebeyehu

Abebe

Director of Program Operations

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Daren

Wendell

Senior Director of Donor Relations

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Rabecca

Balisidya

Senior Finance & Accounting Officer

Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Brittney

Tierney

Community Outreach Coordinator

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Betty

Tumwine

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bora

Lou

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Shewangezaw

Chuqala

WASH Construction Engineer

Margaret

Mbabazi

Cashier

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resource Manager

Bona

Hounn

Junior WASH Technician

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Klan

Sat

Security Guard

Rith

Louer

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Mercy

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tikikil

Shikur

Cashier / Store Keeper

Emmanual

Kasajja

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Gary

Weyel

Director of Marketing

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Kasa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Cristina

Batz

Executive Assistant

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Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Alemayehu

Asefa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Rose

Apolot

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sarah

Young, PE

WASH Engineer

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Bruce

McEvoy

Advisory Committee

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Misrak

Ayano

Program Manager

Joseph

Kagezi

Program Coordinator

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Yisahek

Dagne

Jr. WASH Tech

Sim

Tiv

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sakheng

Khann

Security Guard

Michael

Steele

WASH Engineer

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Collyn

McCarty

Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

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Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Lizzie

Zweng

Graphic Designer

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Tabisa

Nasirumbi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Birkinesh

Bekele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Dong

Ra

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Mestawot

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Selamawit

Tilahun

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Jude

Ouga

Jr. WASH Technician

Charles

Chambila

Director of Engineering Operations

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Irene

Mbasalaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Calvin

Babyenda

Accounts Assistant

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Sophea

Yan

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Allie

Watts

Marketing Associate

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Paul

Gabula

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Tom

Owiny

WASH Technician

Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

Samnang

Chhouk

WASH Technician

Enat

Amde

Cashier / Store Keeper

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Catherine

Apio

Area Program Manager, Mayuge, Uganda

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Jon

Viducich, PE

WASH Engineer

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Kim Eng

Lim

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Herbert

Twikirize

Water Works Technician

Lindsay

Lange, MSPH

Director of Programs

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Tadelech

Tesfaye

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Cynthia

Kahn

Communications and Content Editor

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Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sofiya

Kore

Junior Accountant / Cashier

Phaly

Oem

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Joyce

Sabano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Kunthea

Thorng

Finance and Administration Officer

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Burkitu

Chuluke

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Kensington

Chenoweth

Staff Accountant

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Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Ethiopia Country Director

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Berhanu

Mesele

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

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Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Vincent

Amaza

WASH Technician

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Almaz

Torbi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Administration Manager

Almaz

Alemayehu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Nensebo, Ethiopia

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Peninah

Natukunda

Finance and Administration Manager

Brandie

Shackelford

WASH Program Officer

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Amanda

Ainsworth

Chief of Staff

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Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Elizabeth

MacRae

WASH Program Officer

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John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Stephenson

Byarugaba

Water Works Technician

Peter

Batambuze

Program Coordinator

Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Ackline

Ainembabazi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Sylvester

Bwoye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Bridget

Naikesa

Cashier

Thong

Tha

Jr. WASH Technician

Alemnesh

Girma

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Amon

Akanyijuka

Accounts Assistant

Kiryn

Headrick

Data Coordinator

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Patrick

Rubanga

Water Works Technician

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Spera

Atuhairwe

Uganda Country Director

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Julious

Awelo

Jr. WASH Technician

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

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Pol Samnieng

Long

Administration Coordinator

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Persis

Nabirye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Yek

Pich

Provincial Program Manager

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Erinest

Waswa

Church Mobilizer

Dave

LeVan, MBA

CEO

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Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Coordinator

Tim

Culp

Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration

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Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director, Tanzania

Tadiwos

Lemma

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Grace

Orishaba

Area Program Manager, Kaliro, Uganda

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Samuel

Okello

WASH Technician

Lawrance

Mukidi

Jr. WASH Technician

Elizabeth

Kimaro

Human Resources Officer

Arina

Richard

Communications Coordinator

Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Francis

Aguma

Jr. WASH Technician

Ritah

Katongole

Accounts Assistant

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Joan

Kawala

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Joseph

Bwire

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Somaun

Tout

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Martin

Opio

Director of Engineering Operations

Ayantu

Getachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Catherine

Namusisi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sean

Martin

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Gaitano

Okumu

Church Mobilizer

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Jim

Watters

Regional Director of Donor Relations

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Sprinter

Mukebezi

WASH Technician

Philemon

Mubiru

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Chernet

Tadese

WASH Construction Engineer

Beb

Yoeun

Housekeeper

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Samnang

Khlok

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

David

Mugoya

Driver & Logistics Assistant

Meseret

Biru

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

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Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Romanea

Thong

Cambodia Country Director

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