• KU-UPE, Research Project Dissemination Seminar at KUCC

  • Visit by Missouri University Extension, USA by Faculty memebers Shatomi Luster and Lydia Kaume for possible collaboration and partnership

Title /Qualifications: Dr./PhD,M.Sc.,B.Ed.
Department/Unit/Section:
Community Resource Management & Extension
Contact Address:
P.O. BOX 43844-00100,NAIROBI
Email:
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Position: Chairperson CRME department & Lecturer
Area of Specialization:
Education, Family and Consumer Studies and Community Resource Management
Research Interests:
Sexual and Reproductive Health Behaviour; HIV and AIDS and Community Development Studies
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Conference Presentations

  • Anderson Mwito & Dr. Jane Kieru Influence of men socio-demographic characteristics on contraceptive uptake in Maua Division, Meru County, Kenya Machakos, Kenya 17th-19th April 2018
  • Dr. Jane N. Kieru:Feasibility of using telemedicine or the toll free line to increase uptake of sexual and reproductive health information among 10-24 year olds in Kisumu County.Kisumu, Keny.6th -29th May, 2015
  • Dr. Jane Kieru,Barriers to Self-efficacy in HIV Prevention among People Living with HIV and AIDS in Thika District, Kiambu County, Kenya.,24th July 2014.
  • Jane Kieru Co-authors: Dr. L. Ngige & Dr. G. Msangi, Socio-cultural barriers to HIV prevention in the context of Gender-Based Violence among People living with HIV and AIDS in Thika District, Kenya. Nairobi, Kenya, 1st-3rd August, 2012
  • Dr. L. Kathuri. Co-authors: J.Kieru, J. Muriithi & P. Ndayala, From Replication to Analysis: Experiences of the Adoption of Innovative Assessment and Evaluation Strategies by the Department of Community Resource Management & Extension, Kenyatta University Canada
  • Jane Kieru, Co-authors: Dr. L. Ngige & Dr. A. Ondigi , Selected Factors Associated with Reproductive Behaviour among Low Income Mothers in Kiandutu Slum, Thika, Kenya, Mombasa, Kenya 20th -24th July 2010

Research

Funded Projects

  • Self, 2010-2013, Self Efficacy in HIV Prevention among People Living with HIV and AIDS: A Case of Prevention with Positives in Thika district, Kenya Kenyatta University (Tutorial Fellow Research Grants)
  • Kenyatta University (KU) & University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) (Part of KU team), 2011-2015, An Evidence-Based Approach to Enhancing Kenyan University Student Training and Preparation for Professional Practice Canadian International Development Research Centre

Publications and book chapters

  • Mburung’a S.M., Nderitu A. W. & Kieru J. N. 2017:Influence of grant financing on sustainability of community water projects in Kieni Constituency, Nyeri County, Kenya.International Journal of Innovative Research and Knowledge Vol 2, Issue 5, May 2017.Online ISSN: 2213-1356
  • Mburung’a S.M., Nderitu A. W. & Kieru J. N. 2017:Influence of water tariffs on sustainability of community water projects in Kieni Constituency, Nyeri County, Kenya. Global Scholastic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary.Vol-3 issue-3 (April-May 2017) Online ISSN: 2349-9397
  • Jane N. Kieru, Lucy W. Ngige & Alice N. Ondigi,2015:Factors associated with reproductive behavior of low income mothers in Kiandutu slum in Thika Municipality, Kenya.Asian Social Science Vol. 11 No. 24 2015,Doi: 10.5539/ass.v11n24p350,ISSN1911-2017; E-ISSN 1911-2025
  • Kathuri-Ogola, L.,VanLeeuwen, C.,Kabaria-Muriithi,J., & Weeks, L. E. Kieru,J.& Ndayala, P.2015:Supervision challenges encountered during Kenyan university students’ practicum attachment.Journal of Education and Practice. www.iiste.org vol. 6, No. 17, 2015ISSN 2222-1735 (paper) ISSN 2222-288X (Online)
  • Kieru,J.N. & Ngige L.W.2015:Social- cultural barriers to the prevention of HIV and AIDS in the context of gender based violence in Kiambu County, Kenya. In Mwaura P. (Ed). Gender-based violence: Multicultural Perspectives:Kenyatta University Press.In Press.

Paper Review

Community Work and Volunteer Experience

  • Chairperson, Christian Education Committee at Presbyterian Church of East Africa- Ridges Congregation (2015 January- to date).
  • Secretary, Christian Education Committee at Presbyterian Church of East Africa- Kamiti Parish Level (2017 to date)
  • Youth Mentor, Presbyterian Church of East Africa- Ridges Congregation (Ongoing).
  • Volunteer work with PLWHA in two support groups within Thika District, Kenya on imparting knowledge on issues on sexual and reproductive health behavior (2008-2012).
  • A volunteer with a Children’s Home in Thika District- Ruiru. A Home for Orphaned and Vulnerable Children (OVCs) due to HIV/AIDS related deaths of parents (1998-2002).

Administrative Positions Held To Date

  1. Chairperson, Department of Community Resource Management & Extension (July,2016-To date)
  2. Acting Dean, School of Applied Human Sciences:9th -22nd April 2018; 18th – 21st December, 2017 and 29th August-7th September, 2016.
  3. Acting Chairperson, Department of Community Resource Management and Extension:10th November 2014- 20th March 2015, 2nd – 16th May 2013, 12th-30th November 2012,30th May-25th June 2012 and 8th April –20th May 2011
  4. Departmental Co-ordinator, Board of Post Graduate Studies Committee (2010 to 2016).
  5. Departmental Co-ordinator, Quality Management Systems Committee (September 2011 to 2016)
  6. Departmental Representative , Directorate of Community Outreach (May 2013 to 2014).
  7. Departmental Coordinator, Finance Income Generation Committee (July 2016 to date)
  8. Departmental Coordinator, KUSA Sponsored Project Committee (July 2016 to date)

Call for papers

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