Mrs Njeru is a socio-economist with over 18 years of hands-on experience in working with communities both in rural and urban areas. She has MBA in Strategic Management awarded at Kenya Methodist University ( KEMU), B.A (Hons) Sociology & Economics at University of Nairobi, Diploma in Strategic Management and International Relations at Columbia University, New York, Diploma in Organizational Development, Consultancy & Team Building From OCIC Kenya/UK and numerous job specific trainings/short courses short as TOT – Conflict mitigation and management with GOK/ERIS INTERNATIONAL, Certificate in GRS/GIS Mapping with RMFRC, Certificate in Apiculture with JKUAT, Certificate in Disaster Preparedness, Monitoring, Response and Rehabilitation with UN-WFP and GOK, Certificate in Gender Mainstreaming and Participatory Tools development with CRS/ KENYA, Certificate in Project Design, Development and Monitoring Tools with CRS/ KENYA, Diploma in Organizational Development Consultancy Skills with OCIC-UK, Certificate in Community Based Food Aid Targeting and Distribution with UN-WFP and GOK, Certificate in Effective Groups and Leaders (EGAL) with OCIC-(UK), Certificate in Participatory Rural Appraisal Methodologies (P.R.A) with EGERTON UNIVERSITY, Certificate in Training Women on Management Skills (TWOMS) with Kenya Catholic Secretariat – KCS, Certificate in Strategic Thinking and Management with Chart Management Consultants, Certificate in Training of Trainers in Community Based Health Care (CBHC) with AMREF, Certificate in Development Education Leaders and Trainees in Action (DELTA), Certificate in effective management and sustainability of Community based development programmes- with PREMISE, Certificate in advanced proposal writing for funding with VADA
Mrs Njeru has immense expertise in Participatory Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (Log Frame, zopp, Cost- Benefit Analysis, PRA, RRA methodologies etc.), Training of Trainers (TOT), Organizational Development (OD), Team Capacity Building and Development, Community Development, Strategic Thinking and Management, Resource mobilization &Management for Wealth Creation, Mainstreaming Gender issues into Development Agenda, Mainstreaming in HIV/Aids issues into Development Agenda and Corporate Governance.
She was a supervisor in 2009 National Population & Housing Census Survey a Lead Coordinator for the Integrated Rural Development Program (IRDP) for Mbeere District with the following responsibilities with the responsibility of management of program staff, resources and over 90 self -help groups, facilitation of participatory planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the program activities, participatory needs assessment for the district and develop project/ program proposals for funding and link the diocesan development agenda with various development partners like GOK line ministries, NGOs, CBOs, Local Government and the Mbeere DDC.
She has also worked as Social worker for Diocesan Rural Water Development Program charged with the following responsibilities of mobilizing the community groups for projects planning, implementation, maintenance and sustainability, training all the water projects stakeholders in all aspects of the water projects activities developing proposals for funding of the community water requirements and conducting continuous participatory planning, monitoring and evaluation of the water project activities with all the stakeholders