In the heart of Nairobi’s Mtindwa area, Kimani Sheriff, a dedicated Kenyan nurse, once called a small single-room space his home.
That was before he embarked on a remarkable journey that would lead him to homeownership in the United States.
In a recent Twitter post, Kimani proudly shared his achievement, showcasing a stunning residential property with a spacious, well-maintained green yard—a far cry from the humble beginnings he left behind in Kayole.
Seven years ago, Kimani made a life-altering decision: he moved to the United States in pursuit of better opportunities and a fulfilling life.
Leaving his job at Mater Hospital in Nairobi, where he earned Sh. 50,000 monthly ($380), Kimani ventured abroad, seeking a chance at a brighter future
. His move to the US marked the beginning of a transformative journey, one that would see him rise above his circumstances and achieve remarkable success.
Upon arriving in the US, Kimani pursued his nursing career, working tirelessly and dedicating himself to his profession.
His dedication paid off, as he not only found financial stability but also managed to purchase a beautiful home with a flourishing front yard and spacious rooms.
In addition to his nursing career, Kimani diversified his investments and ventured into entrepreneurship.
He started his own landscaping company, showcasing his entrepreneurial spirit and determination to succeed.
With his success in the business world, he was able to acquire valuable assets, including two Lexus GX470s in the US and a ‘kadudu’ and a Jeep Wrangler in Kenya.
What sets Kimani’s story apart is not just his material success but also his perspective on the value of hard work and determination.
He took to Twitter to emphasize the significant disparity in wages between Kenyan and American nurses, highlighting the need for better compensation for the dedicated healthcare professionals in Kenya.
”I don’t regret moving to USA to earn the same $380 every 3 hours. Kenyan nurses deserve better,” Part of Kimani’s tweet read.
In addition to his personal accomplishments, Kimani also plans to give back to his homeland.
He intends to dispatch packages to Kenya, potentially opening doors for others to find their paths to success.