There are many people who have degree, diploma or certificate and still looking for an employment all over the country. But the fact is, there are very few jobs as compared with many students graduating each year. With these in mind, it’s very good to start looking for other other businesses which you can start very low capital and still make very good income as you waiting to get employed. In this article, I’m going to take you through many businesses you can start with as allow as ksh20,000 and still make huge income.
Selling of second hand clothes a.k.a mitumba.
Selling of mitumba clothes is one of the good businesses in the country. With as little as 10,000 you can start this business. What you need is to look for a good place where you will site your business. Many people buy Mitumba clothes from Gikomba or muthurwa in Nairobi and take them to their business. Ensure you buy more of women clothes because they are the most in demand.
Start a poultry farming.
Poultry keeping especially kienyeji ones are always in demand. A mature kienyeji chicken can cost up to ksh1,000. You can start buying chickens at around ksh500 in the village and selling them at 1,000 in hotels and restaurants. Imagine getting ten chickens every day, you will be taking home at around ksh5000 every day.
If you have a minimum of a acre of land, don’t waste your time writing CVs and cover letters to people who will never read them. Instead, use that time to prepare your land as you wait for the rain. Planting, maize, kales, potatoes, tomatoes, etc can assure you good income. Example is planting maize in a acre of the land. You will need a maximum of 10,000 to start this. A bag of maize costs around ksh4,000. Harvesting 30 bags of maize will give you around ksh120,000. So, you will get around ksh100,000 in three months when investing in maize farming.
Starting of cereal business.
Everyone wants to eat every time. This means cereal business is very marketable in country. Choosing a good place to start your business and then start selling cereals like maize, beans, njahi, sorghum, etc can give you a lucrative income. With a minimum of ksh20,000, you can start cereal business and then expand it later.
Starting of kinyonzi or salon business.
With as little as ksh20,000, you can start this business and be shaving men and school students. At peak times, you are assured of ksh1,000 a day.
Having a PlayStation.
With as little as ksh30,000 you can start this business. What you need is to look for a busy place and site your business there.
Selling of electronics.
Electronic shops are growing faster than before due their good income. Selling things like memory cards, phones, radios, TVs, etc. Imagine buying a smartphone at around ksh700 and then sell it at about ksh1,500. You can start this business with as little as ksh50,000.
Photocopying, printing, scanning.
If you stay around the school you can start this business. Many schools don’t have these machines while others don’t allow their students to use them. Getting a place around the school and start this business can guarantee you a good income. What you need are just a laptop or a desktop and a printer and then you are ready to commence.