Top 10 Small Profitable Business You Can Start In Kakamega County

By Getrude Mathayo / Published June 20, 2023 | 9:27 am




KEY POINTS

Start a small-scale farming operation focusing on high-demand crops like maize, tomatoes, or passion fruit. You can also explore poultry farming or fish farming.




Kakamega County offers several investment opportunities across various sectors. There are several best profitable small businesses to start in Kakamega.

Kakamega County has some amazing investment opportunities that one can invest in. All you need is to familiarize yourself with the county, choose what fits your investment plans, follow the due procedures in terms of requirements and have everything in motion.

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Before you set up any business, know what you expect to earn from it, the security of the situation, the cost of rent, the demand for that product, and the ability of the residents to buy.

The unemployment rate in Kenya is significantly high as more and more graduates enter the job market with few opportunities available.

  1. Agribusiness

Start a small-scale farming operation focusing on high-demand crops like maize, tomatoes, or passion fruit. You can also explore poultry farming or fish farming.

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  1. Retail store

Open a retail store that offers a variety of products such as groceries, household items, clothing, or electronics.

  1. Beauty salon

Set up a beauty salon that offers hairdressing, manicure, pedicure, and other beauty services to cater to the local population.

  1. Restaurant or food kiosk

Start a small restaurant or food kiosk that serves popular local dishes or fast food options to cater to the local community and visitors. The restaurant business is one of the most profitable businesses you can engage in.

  1. Event planning

Provide event planning services for weddings, parties, and corporate events. Coordinate with vendors, arrange decorations, and manage the overall event logistics.

  1. Cyber café:

Establish a cyber café that offers internet access, computer services, photocopying, and printing facilities to serve students, professionals, and the general public.

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  1. Mobile money agent

Become an agent for mobile money services such as M-Pesa. Provide assistance to individuals in sending and receiving money transfers, paying bills, and conducting mobile banking transactions.

  1. Daycare center

Open a daycare center to provide a safe and nurturing environment for working parents who need childcare services for their children. In little than a minute, nearly a hundred thousand children are born.

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  1. Eco-tourism services

Take advantage of Kakamega’s natural beauty and biodiversity by offering eco-tourism services such as guided nature walks, bird-watching tours, or camping trips.

  1. Furniture making

Start a small furniture-making business, specializing in custom-made furniture or repair and restoration services. This can include items like chairs, tables, beds, or cabinets.

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