Best business to start in Nairobi Pipeline with Ksh10k, Ksh20k Ksh50k, Ksh 100k, Ksh200k, Ksh500k


Pipeline is one of the most populous estates in Nairobi. Over 300k people live in this estate. If you pass through the main streets at 5pm to 7pm, you will agree with me that indeed the area is flooded with people. They live in high-rise apartments within the area. As an entrepreneur, this is one area you should think of starting a business because the customers will be readily available. There are a number of businesses you can start with Ksh 10k to Ksh 500k.Due to the high number of people in the estate, the businesses will be booming.

In pipeline, rent is cheap and most of the businesses are located in apartments.

Below is a list of the best businesses to start in Pipeline Nairobi:

Best business to start in Pipeline Nairobi with Ksh 10k

  1. Shoe shining
  2. Manicure and pedicure
  3. Selling water in mkokoteni
  4. Selling mandazi and chapati along the road
  5. Selling mutura
  6. Selling boiled mayai,samosa,sausage and smokies
  7. Small grocery shop
  8. Home cleaning business
  9. Mitumba
  10. Hawking
  11. Selling githeri
  12. Selling chips
  13. Selling coffee along the streets
  14. Shoe repair business
  15. Sell fish & kienyeji chicken

I have personally been to pipeline and it’s one of the cheapest estates to live in.It’s also the best estate for business like mandazi and chapati, home cleaning, selling water in mkokoteni, mitumba and selling boiled mayai, samosa, sausage and smokies.All these businesses require a capital of Ksh 10k.

Ksh 10k may look like small money, but believe me,you can make a profit of above Ksh1k daily.

Best business to start with Ksh 50k in Pipeline Nairobi

  1. Kinyozi
  2. Grocery shop
  3. Small boutique shop
  4. Selling Muguka
  5. Mobile phone repair business

Selling muguka is one business you should think of starting in pipeline Nairobi. You will make crazy profits. I know a couple of guys there who have even purchased plots in Kamulu,Ruiru and Joska from selling Muguka.The number of people living in Pipeline who take Muguka is huge.

Kinyozi requires a place where the population is high. Though the price you’ll charge per head is low(Ksh 50 to Ksh300),the profits will be high. Rent in pipeline is low, you can get a house for Ksh 7,000 per month. Daily profits range between Ksh 800 and Ksh 5,000.

Start a well-stocked grocery shop especially one selling kienyeji vegetables like saga and managu.I guarantee you, the profits will be good

Best business to start with Ksh 100k in Pipeline Nairobi

  1. Salon
  2. Bodaboda
  3. Car wash
  4. Airbnb
  5. Cereals business
  6. Mpesa shop
  7. Butchery
  8. Milk ATM business
  9. Pool table
  10. Cooking gas business

Among those businesses, bodaboda leads as the best business to start in Pipeline. The number of people is big, you will be having customers after every 30 minutes. Each customer will pay Ksh 50 to Ksh 200 for a short distance like 200 metres.

Butchery is also another very profitable business to start in Pipeline. The capital needed is Ksh 80,000 to Ksh 150,000.You will make up to Ksh15, 000 per day.

Most people in pipeline prefer buying milk from ATM machines because it’s cheap.

MPESA shop require a place where the population is high, Pipeline will be a perfect location for the business.

Best business to start with Ksh200k in Pipeline Nairobi

  1. Selling sneakers
  2. Executive salon
  3. Daycare business
  4. Cooking gas business
  5. Wines and spirits shop

Wines and spirits leads among the best businesses to start in Pipeline Nairobi with Ksh 200k.The capital will range between Ksh 150k to Ksh 200k.Daily profits will be Ksh 1,000 to Ksh 10,000.

Another very profitable business is selling of cooking gas,or simply cooking gas refilling business. This one requires a capital of Ksh 100k to Ksh 200k depending on how busy the place will be.

Best business to start in Pipeline Nairobi with Ksh 500k

  1. Cake baking business
  2. Online tax business like Uber and bolt
  3. Chemist
  4. PlayStation business
  5. Electronics shop
  6. Mitumba shop like Think Twice
  7. General shop
  8. Water refilling business
  9. Hotel/fast food restaurant

If you pursued a course in Pharmacy or nursing, move to Pipeline and start a chemist. You need a capital of Ksh 300 to Ksh 500k.Monthly rent will be Ksh10, 000 to Ksh20,000 and profits will be Ksh70,000 to Ksh 300,000.

You should also think of starting a PlayStation business,it’s very profitable where the population of youth is high.Pipeline has thousands of idle youths who will promote your business.

Cake banking business will also flourish in the area. There are only a few of such businesses in the area.


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