He is living with both parents. His mother cuts and sells grass to make a living. There are five children in the family, he is the first born. He wants to be an engineer one day.
In his final primary school examinations he gained 143 marks out of a possible 250.
Richard started Moita Boys Secondary Boarding School in January 2013. He is being sponsored by Julie Hatton. Julie’s favourite pastime is Salsa Dancing, and she recently organised a Salsa Ball, to raise enough money to allow Richard to go through his four years of secondary education. Julie hopes very much that she will meet Richard one day.