Businesses to start with 20K in Kenya

If you are looking for a business that is easy to start in Kenya, then this blog post should be of great interest.

There are many ways to make money in Kenya, but we will focus on some of the easiest and cheapest ventures.

We have compiled a list of 10 businesses that will allow anyone with just 20K (20,000) to get started and make money.

Food stall

You can start your own food stall with just 20,000 Kenyan shillings ($200 USD). This is one of the most popular businesses that most people choose because it requires little capital .

A great example is to sell smokies and eggs in high traffic areas. You can also set up a food stall near workplaces so that employees can grab their lunch in your premise.

The only downside is, that you have to put a lot effort in this venture to make it successful.

Start an online store

You can sell clothes or household products online.

You can find a manufacturer to purchase products from then resell them. Or you could create your own product and sell it on Amazon or Etsy.

This will require an initial investment of around 20,000 Kenyan shillings but with the internet you have the opportunity to start earning revenue as soon as possible .

Mitumba Business

If you are looking to sell second hand clothes then this would be the venture for you. You can purchase clothing in bales from suppliers in Gikomba market and resale the clothes in individual pieces.

You could use your social media marketing skills to resell the secondhand clothing.

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Read my blog post on how to start a Mitumba and get more insights on this type of venture..

Car wash

A car wash is an ideal business to start with 20,000 Kenyan shillings.

You can purchase a car wash kit and then set up on the side of a busy road to attract vehicles passing by.

To have a successful car wash,you need to have a good eye for detail, as you will be cleaning and polishing cars.

Housekeeping services

Start by advertising your service on social media networks and then work from there.

You should always have an updated website with clear pricing and contact information in case someone wants to hire you.

Trust is the most important aspect of this business so make sure you are trustworthy.

Small Kiosk

An initial investment of (20K)20,000 Kenyan shillings will be ideal to start a small shop.You can stock an inventory of different types of items which you can later scale up by reinvesting the profits .

Bookkeeping services

This is a profession that doesn’t need much start-up capital. All you need to do is contact small businesses or individuals who might want your services and offer them at the right price for their needs.

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