Report shows women spend lots of money on body care


Women spend 12% of their earnings on personal care, clothing and groceries.

This is according to a Kenya Women’s Money Habits Survey conducted by Visa on June this year. It sampled 2069 women between 25 and 55 years old across the country. The survey also found out that women spend 19% of their income on food and save only 11% of their income.

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Kemi Wale-Olaitan

Kemi is a retired broadcaster from the service of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria; while in service, she had her interest in women issues and had interviews with several notable women in the course of her duty as a producer in the service of the Federal government. Her interest in broadcasting was informed by her creative writing prowess; she has been very active in creative writing since her undergraduate days, and she has written a few fictional works in form of short stories and novel. Some of her short stories have appeared in anthologies of Short stories. Kemi was also very active in the establishment of the Women Writers Association of Nigeria (WRITA) and she served on its first Executive Council.

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