9 Small Businesses You Can Start With Less Than 20,000 Shillings

By Soko Directory Team / July 9, 2020 | 2:42 pm




Covid-19 has hit hard on the majority of small business enterprises in Kenya. Millions of businesses have shut down across the world leaving people jobless.

Everyone would love to have a flourishing business at some point in life but many of us just don’t know what kind of business we should involve ourselves in and how to start it.

In Kenya, the unemployment level continues to increase an alarming rate but to survive, you need to find ways to increase your resources of income and the way to do this is to start a business

Here are some great ideas if you are thinking of starting a business with limited capital:

Boiled Eggs/Smokies/Sausages

This form of business has been on the rise in Kenya. If you have little money, then this is a good business idea to venture into.

It is surprisingly profitable because one egg goes for 10 shillings and you can sell it at 20 shillings. All you need is eggs, smokies, good location as well as smokie trolley

Selling mitumba cloths

This has become a very lucrative business option for many young people. It is also one of the profitable businesses you can start with less than 100,000 shillings.

Movie Shop

This is one of the business you can start with 20,000 shillings in Kenya. All you need to have is a computer or a laptop already and you can just rent a room and start selling your movies. Depending on the location as well as the population of that area, one can make a profit of 4000 shillings per day

Car Wash

This is one of the most booming businesses in Kenya. You don’t require much to start a car wash, just an area with water supply. If you charge 200 shillings per car and manage to clean 100 cars per day depending on where you are located you will be making 20,000 shillings per day.

Selling Diapers

Unlike before, diapers have become a norm in every household with a baby. You can take advantage of this new norm in every household with a baby. All you have to do is to get a supplier who can sell them to you at a discount and then, your work be to distributes

Selling Ice Cream

This is one of the top businesses you can start with 20,000 shillings in Kenya. The only thing you need is to find a good location and before long your business will be booming

Printing/Photocopying

With rates of 3-5 shillings per page, you can make good money from people seeking your services. A good printer will cost you less the 20,000 shillings and a rim of papers goes for around 500 shillings

Poultry Farming

Poultry farming is one of the most profitable business you can start with less than 20,000 shillings. You can choose to rear broilers or layers. Broilers are the best option when you want to grow the business as they take five weeks to mature

Vegetables

A day will never pass without someone stopping by to buy vegetables. This kind of business do well where there is a lot of people such as residential estates. With less than 20,000 shillings, you can start this business and make fortune from it.

Compiled By Getrude Matayo





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