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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

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Interim CEO and Board Treasurer

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Pamela

Crane-Hoover, PhD

Chief of WASH Engineering

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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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Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director, Tanzania

Amy

Pitts

Director of Development

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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

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Ainembabazi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Bona

Hounn

Junior WASH Technician

Shitaye

Urgessa

Water Technician

Collyn

McCarty

Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

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Misgana

Hirphassa

WASH Engineer (Planning and Design)

Bennety

Malima

Area Program Manager, Tanzania

Meseret

Gizachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Lamesa

Bekele

Water & Sanitation Technician

Brittney

Tierney

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Selam

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Ayalew

Engida

Driver

Peninah

Natukunda

Finance and Administration Manager

Pamela

Crane-Hoover, PhD

Chief of WASH Engineering

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Jude

Ouga

Jr. WASH Technician

Thida

Mourn

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Alex

Mbaguta, MA

Uganda Country Director

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Alemayehu

Asefa

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Innocent

Agaba

Jr. WASH Technician

Emmanual

Kasajja

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Julious

Awelo

Jr. WASH Technician

Martin

Opio

Director of Engineering Operations

Patrick

Rubanga

Water Works Technician

Shewangezaw

Chuqala

WASH Construction Engineer

Tazeb

Tefera

Accountant

Shumi

Adugna

Project Accountant

Judith

Mpumwire

Program Coordinator

Samnang

Khlok

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

David

Mugoya

Driver & Logistics Assistant

Tyson

Babayco

Donor Relations Coordinator

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Amanda

Ainsworth

Chief of Staff

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Sylvester

Bwoye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Meron

Tadesse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Turo

Sinkaro

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Peter

Batambuze

Program Coordinator

Duke

Megera

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Yung

Ang

Finance and Admin Officer

Biftu

Galata

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Jon

Viducich, PE

WASH Engineer

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Gaitano

Okumu

Church Mobilizer

Workinesh

Teshome

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Varaseer

Chan

WASH Technician

Betty

Tumwine

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Tarekegn

Tadele

Jr. WASH Tech

Gary

Weyel

Director of Marketing

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Lissie

Babb

Sustainability Officer

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Paul

Gabula

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Mara

Ladewig

Programs Manager

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Tadesse

Gelgelu

Driver

Lindsay

Lange, MSPH

Director of Programs

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Jarso

Asefa

Human Resources Manager

Teshale

Asefa

Regional Program Manager, West Arsi, Ethiopia

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Misrak

Ayano

Program Manager

Catherine

Apio

Area Program Manager, Mayuge, Uganda

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Unith

Nakandha

Accounts Assistant

Sosina

Nega

Cashier / Store Keeper

Eric

Massa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sarah

Young, PE

WASH Engineer

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Catherine

Namusisi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Klan

Sat

Security Guard

Rose

Apolot

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Fura

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zerihun

Hailu, MS

Ethiopia Country Director

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Martha

Atukwase

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Spera

Atuhairwe

Director of Programs

Julie

Waechter

Deputy Director of Programs

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Dong

Ra

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Thomas

Fantaye

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Malaku

Terekegn

Driver

Brandie

Shackelford

WASH Program Coordinator

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Vincent

Amaza

WASH Technician

Savannah

Sanchez

Administrative Assistant

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Mercy

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Abinet

Ayele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Nicholas

Agaba

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Joseph

Bwire

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sintayehu

Tamiru

Water and Sanitation Technician

Birkinesh

Bekele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Bruce

McEvoy

Advisory Committee

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Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Tabisa

Nasirumbi

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Arina

Richard

Programs Communications Officer

Irene

Mbasalaki

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sakheng

Khann

Security Guard

Calvin

Babyenda

Accounts Assistant

Tom

Owiny

WASH Technician

Alemayehu

Awoke

Program Manager, Nensebo, Ethiopia

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Tigist

Endalew

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Phirath

Samchhomchan

Finance and Administration Manager

Esther

Namuswa

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Almaz

Alemayehu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Zelalem

Regassa

Communications Coordinator

Aberra

Elefew

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Daniel

Macfarlane

Finance and Accounting Manager

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Kinfu

Siyoum

Drill Co Hydrologist

Shibire

Hebo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Berhanu

Mesele

WASH Planning and Design Engineer

Sim

Tiv

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Musa

Meribo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Kunthea

Thorng

Finance and Administration Officer

Sophea

Yan

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Bedhane

Guduru

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Boremey

Sann

Human Resources Manager

Phaly

Oem

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Sean

Martin

Regional Director of Donor Relations (Western USA)

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Bizuneh

Bushura

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Tadiwos

Lemma

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Allie

Watts

Marketing Associate

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Philemon

Mubiru

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Samson

Mamo

Drill Co Pump Technician

Senait

Solomon

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Joseph

Kagezi

Program Coordinator

Adanech

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Yared

Getachew

Geologist

Lizzie

Zweng

Graphic Designer

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Genet

Tadese

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tadelech

Tesfaye

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Meseret

Biru

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Daro

Ansha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Samuel

Okello

WASH Technician

Samuel

Kifuko

Church Mobilizer

Joyce

Sabano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Xavier

Mbonye

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Halima

Godana

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Rith

Louer

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Emily

Guebert

WASH Program Officer

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Pol Samnieng

Long

Administration Coordinator

Abate

Tegegn

Regional Program Manager, Bensa, Ethiopia

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Devocatus

Kamara

Country Director, Tanzania

Chaltu

Kifle

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Bora

Lou

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Daren

Wendell

Director of Donor Relations

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Thomas

Kawuzi

Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator

Derartu

Ayano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Romanea

Thong

Cambodia Country Director

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Netsanet

Tadele

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

David

Azoora

Area Program Manager, Kakumiro

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Suzan

Katebalirwe

Human Resource Manager

Erinah

Mbaherekyo

Jr. WASH Technician

Garedew

Amare

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Margaret

Mbabazi

Cashier

Muse

Mathewos

Water & Sanitation Technician

Tirunesh

Hailu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Kiryn

Headrick

Data Coordinator

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John Mary

Kasangaki

Driver

Persis

Nabirye

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Bontu

Aman

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Elizabeth

MacRae

WASH Program Officer

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Francis

Aguma

Jr. WASH Technician

Zinash

Gebre

Cashier / Store Keeper

Zufan

Kebede

Cashier

Grace

Orishaba

Area Program Manager, Kaliro, Uganda

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Filagot

Worku

Accountant

Selamawit

Tilahun

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Beb

Yoeun

Housekeeper

Dorothy

Kwasherura

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Jenipher

Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Thong

Tha

Jr. WASH Technician

Dereje

Getachew

Jr. WASH Tech

Amane

Zerfu

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Lawrance

Mukidi

Jr. WASH Technician

Tikikil

Shikur

Cashier / Store Keeper

Burkitu

Chuluke

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tewabech

Tademe

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Dave

LeVan, MBA

Interim CEO and Board Treasurer

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Tsige

Hilo

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Tamerat

Asefa

Drill Co Assistant Driller

Aynalem

Mekuria

Director of Programs

Enat

Amde

Cashier / Store Keeper

Gudetu

Arse

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Somaun

Tout

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Ritah

Katongole

Accounts Assistant

Ayantu

Getachew

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Fred

Batuli

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Surafel

Negash

Drill Co Chief Driller

Chernet

Tadese

WASH Construction Engineer

Zerihun

Tura

Communications Coordinator

Kasa

Engo

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Michael

Steele

WASH Engineer

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Sofiya

Kore

Junior Accountant / Cashier

Tsehay

Habtu

Sanitation and Hygiene Promoter

Yeshihareg

Balcha

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Erinest

Waswa

Church Mobilizer

Almaz

Torbi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Joseph

Balikowa

Sr. Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Amy

Pitts

Director of Development

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Alemnesh

Girma

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Juliet

Mugoya

Cashier

Meseret

Marmara

Water Technician

Herbert

Twikirize

Water Works Technician

Bridget

Naikesa

Cashier

Joan

Kawala

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Mestawot

Abebe

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Zeritu

Kebede

Sanitation & Hygiene Promoter

Sam Onn

Inn

Provincial Program Manager

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Cynthia

Kahn

Communications and Content Editor

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Sprinter

Mukebezi

WASH Technician

Samay

Yin

WASH Technician

Yisahek

Dagne

Jr. WASH Tech

Sanyu

Nansubuga

Accounts Assistant

Deo

Kanyankole

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

Yek

Pich

Provincial Program Manager

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Gebeyehu

Abebe

Director of Program Operations

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Stephenson

Byarugaba

Water Works Technician

Kim Eng

Lim

Sanitation and Hygiene Officer

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