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The Team
Ghana Team
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Rashed Anaba

Co-Founder and CEO, Ghana

Hometown: Bolgatanga, UER, Ghana


  • 10+ years experience building wells in Ghana

  • 10+ years experience leading groups of international volunteers in Ghana

Hobbies: Creating and listening to music, cooking

Amoah Jonathan

Community Organizer, Ghana

Hometown: Bolgatanga UER, Ghana


  • Bachelor in Mathematics University of Ghana, Legon 

  • Head Teacher, Atolisum Primary/ KG and Junior High School

Hobbies: Reading, Spending time with Family 

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Anaba Mary Kapuri

Site Surveyor, Ghana

Hometown: Bolgatanga UER, Ghana


  • A cashie at Reinsamira Daily Ventures

  • Head of Department in Melcom group of Companies

Hobbies: Music , spending time with my family,  and observing a quiet time.

Samuel Nsorh Anaba 

 Treasurer and CFO, Ghana

Hometown: Bolgatanga, UER, Ghana


  • Project management at Zenith University Accra

  • Director at Ekklesia Farms limited, and under agronomist training at Ghanaveg

  • Administration and operations assistant at Edmund Insurance Brokers

Hobbies:  Researching, reading, traveling,  raising livestock / farm research

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Anaba Moses Atanga

COO, Ghana

Hometown: Bolgatanga, UER, Ghana


  • Hardware & Networking Engineering at IPMC College of Technology​

  • Assistant IT Engineer at Phinics Technology


Hobbies: Volleyball, listening to Christian music

Yin Comfort Yinpang

Administrative Assistant, Ghana

Hometown: Bolgatanga UER, Ghana


  • BBA in MarketingKwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

  • Volunteer at Birth and Death Registry-Ghana

Hobbies: Reading, listening to gospel music, traveling, cooking, and gaming

Adolyine Douglas

Site Surveyor, Ghana

Hometown: Bolgatanga UER, Ghana


  • Headteacher, Restoration Academy KG / Primary

  • Media manager, Global Fire TV

Hobbies: Reading, music, and listening to preaching.

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Atule Ayinbota Latifa

Site Surveyor, Ghana

Hometown: Bolgatanga UER, Ghana


  • Offered Diploma in Community Development at Rural Development College

Hobbies: Love cooking and listening to music.

Board Of Directors
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Nathan Rogers

Co-Founder and President

Hometown: Seattle, WA, USA


  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Santa Clara University, Valedictorian​

  • Operations and construction management experience at Turner Construction, Google, and Google Fiber

Hobbies: Basketball, coding

Madeline Christian

Director of Volunteer Management & Training

Hometown: Alexandria, VA, USA


  • B.A., Political Science, Boston College​

  •  M.A., Security Studies, Georgetown University

  • Counterterrorism and tech policy roles at Google, think tanks, and the U.S. government

Hobbies: Long walks with my dog, scuba diving, and the occasional overly-competitive turkey trot

Carlos Daniel Gosen

Director of Operations

Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela


  • B.S. (Double Major) in Systems Engineering and Finance

  • Global Product Lead and Operations Specialist at Google

Hobbies: Surfing/Kitesurfing, Soccer, Swimming, Running

Andrea Harwood

Clean Water Operations Manager


Hometown: Seattle, WA, USA


  • B.S. in Ecological Engineering, Oregon State University

  • Experience in water resources engineering of natural systems

  • Project manager in marine construction


Hobbies: Fiber arts, current events, wine tasting

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Justin Nowell

Board of Directors

Hometown: Reading, MA, USA


  • B.A., Mathematics, Boston College

  • MBA, New York University

  • Product management and engineering roles at Google, charity: water, TripAdvisor, and BiddingForGood

Hobbies: Travel, sports, film

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Christian Putnam



Hometown: Arlington, VA, USA


  • B.S., Accounting & Information Systems, Virginia Tech​

  • Certified Public Accountant & Certified Fraud Examiner

  • Accountant at Atlas Lane


Hobbies: Outdoors, travel, music, reading

Board Deputies
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Nelson Brown

Social Media Manager


  • B.S. in Psychology, Northern Arizona University

  • Community Manager, Wizards of the Coast

Hobbies: Gaming, Music, Film

Lauren Burakowski

Volunteer Management & Training

Hometown: Rochester, NY


  • B.S. in Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University 

  • PhD in Developmental Psychology, UCLA

  • Protecting kids on the Internet as a Policy Strategist, Kids & Families Content, at Google

Hobbies: Running, reading, baking, and being outside in any capacity 

Melanie Szydlik Hawkes

Clean Water Operations

Hometown: Seattle, WA, USA


  • B.S. in Landscape Horticulture, North Carolina State University

  • MEM in Environmental Toxicology, Duke University

  • MS Engineering, North Carolina State University

  • Experience in Environmental Management and Engineering


Hobbies: Travel, Home Improvements, Gardening, Tennis

Marinda Melonson

Fundraising & Donor Relations


Hometown: Seattle, WA, USA


  • B.A. in Communications, University of Washington

  • Graduate Certificate, Corporate Sustainability & Innovation, Harvard Extension School

  • Retail strategy management and merchandise planning


Hobbies: Backyard chickens, hiking, local road trips

Riley Wendling



Hometown: Bellingham, WA, USA


  • B.A. in Accounting and Human Resources, University of Washington

  • Certified Public Accountant

  • Assurance Officer at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation


Hobbies: Skiing, backpacking, running 

Additional Volunteers
Nikolaus Klassen

Data Analyst


  • PhD in Classics/Literature

  • 10 years experience as a Data Analyst

Hobbies: Being a dad to two lovely girls, cycling

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