Dr. Kieru Jane Njeri

Title /Qualifications: Dr./PhD,M.Sc.,B.Ed.
Community Resource Management & Extension
Contact Address:
P.O. BOX 43844-00100,NAIROBI
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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

  • 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


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

  • 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, Education Committee in Presbyterian Church of East Africa- Ridges  Congregation (2015 January- 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 Childern (OVCs) due to HIV/AIDS related deaths of parents (1998-2002).

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