Hon. Bishop. Dr. Margaret Wanjiru

Hon. Bishop. Dr. Margaret Wanjiru,

Personal Details

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Date of Birth: 22nd December 1961
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Religion: Christian

Margaret Wanjiru is a Kenyan politician. She belongs to Orange Democratic Movement and was elected to represent the Starehe Constituency in the National Assembly of Kenya since the Kenyan parliamentary election, 2007.

She risked losing her parliamentary seat after a vote recount carried out in 2010 indicated that her opponent Maina Kamanda (PNU) won the election with a clear margin.As a result a by-election was held on September 20, 2010, but Wanjiru retained the seat beating Kamanda.

Current Commitee Membership

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2008 to Date: Kenya Women Parliamentary Association – Member

Employment History

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2008 to Date: Assistant Minister, Ministry of Housing
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2007 to Date: Member of Parliament, Starehe Constituency
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2002 to Date: Presiding Bishop – Jesus Is Alive Ministries
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1994 to 2002: Founder & Director Jesus Is Alive Ministries.
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1989 to 1993: Evangelist.
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1987 Self employed (Business Lady)
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1985 Business Manager
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1984 Sales Executive
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1983 Sales Girl
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1982 Office Cleaner & store keeper
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1981 Toilet Cleaner (Janitor) & Car cleaner
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1980 Hawker

Education

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2009: Completed Executive Leadership course in Governance, Harvard University U.S.A
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2003: Honorary Degree in Divinity, U.S.A
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2002: Ordained as an Apostolic Bishop
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1997: Ordained as a Reverend
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1979: Secondary School “O Level”
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1975: Primary School

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