Thursday, 20 September 2012

Top 20 Hottest Small Business Ideas in Kenya

Do you want to start a small business in Kenya and don’t have an idea of where to invest your hard-earned money in?

Well, you don’t have to look any further because I have already done the research work for you. Continue reading and find out!

Currently, the unemployment rate in Kenya is very high. You bear me witness that getting a corporate job at the moment is almost impossible. Teachers, doctors and nurses are on strike because of poor pay. It is still the same job market that we want to go into! However, don’t get me wrong, jobs are there if you’re willing to tarmac for years searching for one. Gone are the days when young people secured jobs before completing their studies. The question is: What next?

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Starting a small business is the surest way to your financial freedom. Your success (to financial freedom) is a journey not a destination. It will come from daring to take small steps. Anytime you feel down, remember these wise words of Louis L’ Amour:

“Victory is won not in miles but in inches. Win a little now, hold your ground, and later win a lot more.”

Some business ideas listed here don’t require a penny; just a borrowed bucket and some water. And PAP! You’re in business. However, as you read through the list, remember that there is nothing like the best business idea.

1.    Carpet cleaning business
2.    Tutorial business
3.    Poultry business
4.    Mini-day care centre
5.    Photography business
6.    Mobile phone repair business
7.    M-pesa/ Zap/ Orange Money outlets
8.    Beauty care salon business
9.    Pig farming business
10. Rabbit rearing business
11. Printing business
12. Electronics repair business
13. Academic/freelance writing
14. Car wash business
15. Barbing salon business
16. Fast food restaurants
17. Event organizing business
18. Catering business
19. Travel agency business
20. Computer repair and consulting business

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