Kinyozi business is among the businesses you can start in Kenya without a sweat, especially if you have small capital.
It is estimated that over 200,000 people operate Berber shops in the country, where majority are located in village towns.
Due to the nature of operating businesses in Kenya, anyone can start any kind of business because there are no restrictions.
Capital required to start Kinyozi business
A Kinyozi in towns like Kisii, Kericho, Kakamega, Kisumu, Bungoma, Nakuru, Mombasa and their environs require very little capital. This is because rental prices for houses are not high.
You only require Ksh 20,000-Ksh40, 000 to start a simple Kinyozi in a village town. However, the cost of starting the business in Nairobi is a bit high because of rental prices.
It will cost you Sh 50,000-Ksh100, 000 to start a good Kinyozi in Nairobi
What is required in a Kinyozi business
You need at least one nice chair, which will cost Ksh3, 000-Ksh30, 000.Another chair for those in the line waiting to be served. You also need at least one shaving machine, which costs Ksh4,000-Ksh7,000.A license from the town council, which is between Ksh 3,000-Ksh15,000 depending on your area of jurisdiction.
You also need spirit, towels, a mirror and good music system for your clients.
The best towns to start Kinyozi business
Research shows that Nairobi leads among the towns with highest profits, followed by Mombasa, Kisumu, Kisii, Nakuru,Thika and Naivasha.
Profits from Kinyozi business
Most Kinyozi operators in Nairobi get daily profits of Ksh 700-Ksh5, 000.The profits reduces significantly in other small towns.
While in Nairobi shaving one head costs Ksh50-Ksh1, 000, other towns charge Ksh10-Ksh50