Kenya is a country that has been experiencing rapid economic growth and development in the past decade. As a result, there are new opportunities for entrepreneurs to make their mark in Kenya.
There are several business ideas that you can take advantage of right now!
In this blog post, we will share with you some of the untapped business ideas in Kenya.
Untapped business ideas
Tutor children with learning disabilities
This idea would be best suited for someone who has experience in the classroom and knows how to work with those who have difficulty grasping concepts.
You will need to create lesson plans that cater specifically to students with learning disabilities so that you keep them engaged throughout the process of teaching.
You should also have a deep understanding of what each subject is about and how best to teach them before opening a tutoring business.
Record Kenyan Traditions
Another untapped idea is turning Kenyan knowledge into a book.You can do this by interviewing relatives, friends, and other people in your community who know a lot about the culture.
It would be ideal to do this now before knowledge of these traditions is lost as an older generation passes away.
The process could take years but it’s worth recording what elders have left us for future generations of Kenyans to remember their traditions , stories, songs and other important aspects of the various Kenyan cultures.
Starting a clothing line
This can be an exciting venture for anyone with a fashion sense! If you’re creative and know how to sew, then start your own business as soon as possible.
You can market and sell your clothes even to someone in Australia as the internet has made it possible.
Running errands for busy people
Entrepreneurship is all about hassles: why not take advantage of this by starting up a company that will provide hassle solutions?
Some of this hassle solutions are shopping and making deliveries such as groceries to busy people who don’t have the time to run this errands.
If you’re handy with a camera,or enjoy capturing candid moments at a ceremony or reception, consider becoming an event photographer!
Your services will be in high demand if you offer your clients, preparation & styling , photo shoot, and editing services.
You can find local events to photograph or you could also market yourself as a destination event photographer- servicing clients all over the world! The sky’s the limit when it comes to what kind of photography you offer your clients!
Either way, your photos will be cherished memories for years to come so make sure they’re worth looking back on too.
If you love animals, consider becoming a pet sitter!You’ll work with people’s furry friends and make sure they’re safe when their owners are away or need to leave them alone at home.
To get started in this industry; register your business as self employed and then pitch your services in expatriates facebook groups as they are more likely to seek this service.
Become an app developer
If you are good with technology , you can build an app that connects Kenyan business owners with potential customers and job seekers. For example, someone who wants to hire a mason could find the nearest one on the map or in proximity by inputting their location.
Online grocery store
Starting an online grocery store that delivers fresh produce to people’s homes is a great online business idea.