5 Top businesses you can start with 1000 Ksh
Starting a business has always been a dream of yours but you don’t have the capital to make your dream come true. However, ask anyone who has venture into small business, you don’t have to take a loan amounting to millions of you to have a business of your own.
Sometimes you have to start small and grow from there. Most of these big companies like Java, Mc Donald’s were started in shanks and see how that turned out. So before you go giving up on your dreams, here are profitable businesses you can start in Kenya with as low as 1K.
List of Top businesses you can start with 1000
Homemade strawberry Jam
This is an interesting business idea that doesn’t require a lot of capital. To venture into this business you just need about 750 shillings and you are good to go.
You just need to purchase strawberries, sugar and lemons. The rest of the things include a sufuria and wooden spoon and some containers to packing. Sell the jam in your neighborhood and within time you can even start supplying to shops and supermarkets within your area.
With a kilogram of strawberries, you can make 6 cans of jam and sell each can at 200 which will give you a lot of profit.
Selling wall papers
When it comes to interior designs, Kenyan love to have a good looking house that is inviting and most of them since they live in rented houses have to do with the bad painting done by landlords.
You can make life easier for them by selling and installing wall papers for them. A 10 meter roll of wall paper goes for 1,600 shilling and you can add in other expenses like transport which should amount to like 200 bob.
If you are aggressive enough, you could sell these wall papers at 3,000 shillings and include an installation fee of about 1,000. This way you will have about double the profit. And you only started the business with 1,800 shillings.
Selling Black Coffee
I’m sure you have come across so many young guys selling coffee in town especially in the evening. Has it ever occurred to you to find out how much they earn. Well it’s one of those reputable business that people tend to things is for the lowly and uneducated in the society but in real sense, it’s a real gold mine.
If you have 6,000 lying around and wondering what to do with it, this is one of the businesses you can start. You only need to purchase a thermos flask, disposable plastic cups, coffee, sugar and you are good to go. And oh, a little bit of hard work is required too.
Making jewelry out of bones
This doesn’t sound so much like a decent way to earn a living, does it. Well, it may not seem like anything now until you get to realize the much you can make from it. You can start this business with as low as 1,000 shillings. You just need to collect bones from butcheries and hotel and learn how to carve them to make things like necklaces, bracelets among others.
The truth is that, Kenyans like vintage things, things that are unique and your jewelry business will just be the new thing in tow. Try it out.
Making beaded handbags and sandals
This is another lucrative business that doesn’t require you to have a lot of capital in the bank. You need to purchase beads where a kilogram goes for around 370 shilling at Kariakor Market which is enough to make one handbag and a smaller poach that you can sell for 3,000.
Starting a business does not have to be a struggle. Use the little you have and start from there. I know your dream is to start a big business but you can do that later when you have made profits from your small business.