List of easiest businesses to start in Kenya


If you want to start a business in Kenya you have to look at the one you can start easily. Some businesses don’t even require a licence, you can wake up today and set it up. It’s also a fact that majority of Kenyans don’t want capital intensive businesses, or those that can take several months to set up, this is because they are not patient enough or they don’t have enough capital.

If you want to set up a business easily in Kenya, consider starting one of the following:

  1. Kinyozi
  2. YouTube channel
  3. Hawking
  4. Selling mitumba clothes
  5. Selling Mandazi and Chapati in estates
  6. MPESA shop
  7. Grocery shop
  8. Selling cereals
  9. Starting online taxi business
  10. Selling fresh juice
  11. Starting pool table business
  12. Printing, Scanning and photocopy business
  13. Farming
  14. Butchery business
  15. Fast food restaurant
  16. Cosmetics shop
  17. Blogging
  18. Perfume refilling business
  19. Selling gas cylinders

Starting a Kinyozi is not a complicated process, it’s also cheap. With Ksh 50,000 only, you can set up the business and start making money. It’s also easy to start a YouTube channel, you don’t require any capital. Grocery shop is also another business which is booming everywhere and it’s easy to start.

You can also start a fast food restaurant easily. It doesn’t require many licences and it’s not capital intensive. The capital required to start the business is less than Ksh300,000.

You can also start MPESA shop easily, it takes less than 1 week to obtain a license and start one.The capital required does not exceed ksh100,000.

Pick one of the businesses above and set it up,then start making money.


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