Kenyan Man Who Won R1.5m Jackpot Bonus Upgrades From Container House to Mansion

Kenyan Man Who Won R1.5m Jackpot Bonus Upgrades From Container House to Mansion

  • Evanson Kinyua won R1.5m SportPesa Mega Jackpot in July 2023, setting him on a new path in life
  • For a man whose family lived in a container house, his priority was to upgrade to a permanent mansion
  • He also spent some of the money on getting a new family car and then invested the rest

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Evanson Kinyua, a Kenyan man who won R1.5m SportPesa Mega Jackpot in July 2023, has dramatically transformed his life and his family.

Collage showing Evanson Kinyua's houses before and after the win.
Kinyua lived in a container house and moved to a mansion. Photos: SportPesa Care.
Source: UGC

With an almost perfect prediction of 16 out of 17 matches, Kinyua secured his financial future and significantly upgraded his lifestyle.

Kinyua lived in container house

SportPesa Care shared photos of the lucky winner's current state, showing the changes he's made to his life.

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Previously residing in a modest container house, his family now enjoys the comfort of a newly constructed bungalow, a testament to his newfound prosperity.

The bungalow, which stands where the container once did, symbolises hope and a dream realised for the Kinyua family.

"Meet R1.5 million SportPesa Mega Jackpot Bonus Winner Evanson Kinyua, who has done well for himself! Amepiga upgrade moja hatari," read part of the caption.

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Kinyua bought new car

The changes didn't stop at his doorstep. With a keen sense of investment, he also purchased a new car, adding mobility and luxury to his daily life.

Moreover, he channelled some of his winnings into his business, giving it the much-needed boost to expand and flourish.

Kinyua's story goes beyond the stroke of luck to the prudent decisions that followed.

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It's a narrative that resonates with many who dream of such a windfall and the transformative impact it can have.

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