Policeman donates his betting win to charity home – PHOTOS

Kenya news, David Gikunda Kuura, a police officer via Karuri, Kiambu County, who won the grand prize of Sh150,000 handing over a dummy cheque to a representative of Macheo Children's Home.. PHOTO | COURTESY

A policeman in Kiambu county has donated his betting harvest to Macheo children’s home in Thika town.

Thirty 5 year old David Gikunda Kuurahad participated inside “Betway Gives Back” promotion of which ran in December, 2017.

A condition for the winner was to donate part of his win to a charity of his choice.

The campaign required participants to place at least two ‘Both Teams to Score’ bets on the English Premier League between 22nd along with 23rd December 2017.

Mr Karuri placed his bet on the 23rd December. The win included Sh150,000 to a charity of the winner’s choice.


“I heard about Macheo Children’s Home via a colleague who told me of its challenges along with underprivileged children. I knew then I wanted to support them along with make a difference. This specific win, courtesy of Betway, will help them a great deal.” expressed David.

Macheo provides fulltime care at the Children’s Home, meals at schools to improve attendance, healthcare information along with medical care to families in need along with educational seminars to empower families along with their communities.

On a daily basis, 20,000 children in Thika benefit via Macheo’s endeavours.

“Over the last few days, along with immediately after the tax review on gaming, we have witnessed an array of reactions via gaming companies. Some have chosen to drop their sponsorships along with others have suspended their operations until the taxation is usually reviewed. However, at Betway we are committed to our customers along with will continue to work inside Kenyan market along with continue to give back to society” said Betway Country Manager, Wanja Gikonyo.


Betway’s giving spirit is usually seen via former campaigns of which ran such as the Betway Talent Search which saw two lucky amateur players win a trip to the United Kingdom to practice along with interact with players of West Ham United.

The two winners have since gone ahead to progress in their careers as professional footballers by being affiliated with Mathare FC along with Bandari FC.

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