Two women are among eight winners of last week’s Sh10 million SportPesa jackpot. Mary Ndichu (pictured right), 25, a mother of two and green grocer Millicent Cherono, 24, will each take home Sh1.25 million after the jackpot money was shared among all the winners.
Cherono, who placed two mid-week jackpot bets, will, however, get an extra Sh4,130 for getting 11 out of 13 predictions correctly on the extra bet. “I am happy because at least now I can buy a piece of land and boost my business.
I want to thank SportPesa for their genuine business and the way they award winners their money in a transparent and fast way,” said Cherono. For 61-year-old Charles Owino, the win is a welcome break after years of toiling in the Jua Kali (informal) sector.
The casual labourer, who works as a mason, is married with six children and plans to invest the money in a construction business and employ other people.
Other winners are; Kenneth Abongo, who recently finished high school but has been unable to further his studies due to financial constraints, Nyahururu residents Simon Thumbi and Simon Ndungu, battery store attendant Silas Muriungi and Ochoi Ochoi. “I can now afford higher