A native of Mississippi, Evelyn C. Njoroge served in her church as Sunday school superintendent in Nairobi, Kenya where she and her family lived for 20 years. She currently serves as pastor of the Children’s Ministry at Kingdom City Church, Pearl, MS.
Evelyn’s professional work has focused on promoting policies and programs that improve the quality of life for low-income/low-wealth families and individuals both in the United States and several Sub-Saharan African countries. Much of her work dealt with institutional development, program development, monitoring and evaluation, and advocacy. She has served as consultant, trainer, director, researcher, and program coordinator with various organizations including: United Nations Children’s Fund, Ministry of Health (Kenya), African Medical and Research Foundation (Kenya), Piney Woods School (MS), Mendenhall Ministries (MS), and Coalition for a Prosperous Mississippi (MS).
Evelyn has a bachelor degree in sociology from Tougaloo College; a master degree in social science from the University of Chicago; and an MBA from the United States International University. Evelyn and her husband have three children and five grandchildren.