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ByJuma Chai

Dec 22, 2018

Here Are Business Ideas In Kenya You Can StaRT

  1. Selling mitumba or second hand clothes

The second hand cloth business is booming in Kenya. This is because majority of Kenyans prefer second hand clothes to new ones. This is because most of the cloths are cheap and highly on demand. check out how you can start yours today

  1. Salon or barber shop

While some people may underrate this business and assume that it is for the uneducated, it is in fact a lucrative business that has the potential of making you good money.

You can start by visiting clients in their home; make enough money to finally rent out a place.

A standard salon or barber stall goes for Ksh.6000 to 15,000. From there you can work on getting cash to buy the equipment you need.

  1. Boda boda business

This is one of the lucrative business ideas in Kenya that young people especially are venturing into in large numbers.

If you are still looking for a job and have some money saved up, this is a good business start.

A motorcycle in Kenya costs from Ksh.65,000 to 120,000. It means that with less the 100K, you can go into boda boda business.

The good thing about this business is that you can be sure that at the end of the day, you can make a comfortable Ksh.1,000.

  1. M-Pesa business

M-Pesa has grown tremendously and it is one of the lucrative business ideas in Kenya today.

Even if this business seems crowded, no matter where you are operating at, you can be assaulted that at the end of the day you will still make a profit.

Opening an M-Pesa business requires you to have at least 100,000 but if someone gives you their line to operate with you only require around 50K.

  1. Poultry Farming

This is another one of the lucrative business ideas in Kenya that you can start with little capital. And I talk out of experience, being a poultry farmer myself.

Instead of keeping on sending numerous job applications without getting any response, whey not better yourself by starting this business?

Profit increases as you increase the number of chicken.

  1. Printing and photocopy business
  2. Boiled eggs and smokies
  3. Manicure/Pedicure business
  4. Car wash business
  5. Movie shop
  6. Cleaning service business
  7. Selling Ice Cream
  8. Juice blending/fruit business
  9. Selling women handbags.
  10. Cereals Business
  11. Green Grocer
  12. Fast foods
  13. Bakery and snacks.


Juma Chai

A writer dedicated to providing the world with the best insights into Africa.

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