OBESITY IN KENYA – EAST AFRICA
November 2012 – Ruth Gathu takes a shower after a workout session with her nutritionist. Ruth Gathu is a thirty-five year old Kenyan woman who works as an administrator. She lives alone, is not in a relationship and has no children.
She weights 299 pounds and weighs 175 centimetres. She has a BMI of 44.3.
She says: “In Kenya, people don’t spend money on nutrition programs”.