Bishop Margaret Wanjiru, was born in Nairobi as the third child into a very poor family of casual workers.
She worked hard in her pursuit of a better future and by the time she was coming to adulthood she was paying her way through college by working numerous jobs. She worked as a house girl, hawker, a toilet cleaner, car cleaner and office cleaner. On graduation from college, she earned herself a senior position in an international firm where she had earlier worked as a cleaner.
She is the founder and Apostolic Bishop of the Jesus Is Alive Ministries (JIAM), an international Christian organization with headquarters in Nairobi Kenya and branches are in Australia, United Kingdom and the United States of America.
In 2007, she was elected as a Member of Parliament for Starehe Constituency in Nairobi the capital city of Kenya. In 2008, she was appointed into the cabinet as an Assistant Minister for Housing. Currently she is contesting to became the Governor of the capital city NAIROBI.
She has a Doctorate in Divinity excelling in the matters of religion, education and human sciences.