How To Solve Unemployment In Kenya
Many people both old and young are lamenting of increasing rates of unemployment in Kenya. This has led to rising in crimes and a lack of morals.
The problem of unemployment in Kenya can be solved by engaging in any of the following business ideas which does not require huge capital.
However, to succeed in the business world you ought to be determined, committed, a risk taker, consistent and patient. It involves creativity and good strategies so that you can stand out from your competitors.
1. Cyber café
One can open a cyber café business with less than 200k and provide services such as printing, browsing, photocopying among others to solve unemployment in Kenya.
If you open a cyber cafe in a strategic point you can get a minimum of four thousand shillings as your profit per day. Near a college or any learning, institution can be a better place or location.
Quality cleaning services are in high demand especially in towns where people have busy schedules.
You can open a laundry shop and make sure it is in a proper location where clients can access it easily. Make sure to offer unique services to attract more clients.
To start with you need a washing machine, washing detergent and some other small items. The capital required is small.
3. Boutique or clothing business
It is a profit fetching business and involves low risks. To excel, choose your location well, a unique brand of clothes and make sure to have almost all sizes.
Babies and ladies clothes are always on demand. Make sure to have a variety of them from different brands.
It is a business that is not desired by many as the majority associate it with dirt. Because of that many think that it is meant for the uneducated class which is not true.
It is just like any other business and fetches a good profit. It is not limited to tilling soil you can rear animals like chicken which earns a lot of money through selling them for meat or selling the eggs.
Chief Hustler himself earns millions of money on daily basis through farming.
A bakery for cake baking is a good business that so far does not have stiff competition because only a few people are doing eat.
Currently, almost many occasions are celebrated with cakes being cut. This means cake baking is a booming one because of the high demand for cakes.
To start the business you only need to purchase a few items like a weighing machine, a mixer for mixing the dough, ovens and baking tins.
Groceries and cereals can be put in one store. They are required on daily basis hence it is a good business.
Open your store at a strategic location and ensure to have enough supplies for your clients. Your prices should be affordable.
With time, on a good day, you can make a big profit depending on the size of your store.
7. Money transfer
With the ever-growing technology, handling cash is becoming a thing of the past. It, therefore, means having a mobile money transfer business like Mpesa and bank agency is a profitable business as many people find it easier to handle money transfers in this manner.
With good capital, you can operate banking agencies as many people will opt to come to you rather than going to queue in a bank hall to deposit money.
9. Cosmetic shop
You can open a beauty shop where you sell cosmetics like perfumes, nail polish, skincare products, facial care products, make-up, hair products, e.t.c
Everybody likes beauty hence there is high demand for beauty products which is fairly constant.
To succeed in this business, location is key. A densely populated area will be good. Provide what is not available in other beauty shops near you.
Opening an executive barbershop is another good business that you can venture into. Have low risks and with high profit.
You can make between 300 to 1000 shillings per cut based on your location. The barbershop can double up as dreadlocks fixing and styling centre. The dreadlocks can earn you between 500 to 3000 shillings per head.
Other services like massage, facial care and others can be availed within the same facility to maximize profit.