How to Make Money Working from Home in Kenya


There are many things you can do while staying at home to make money in Kenya. Working from home is the best activity for any person who want to make money online. Many Kenyans don’t have any idea how to start making online. However, there are many online resources which will guide you on how to start making money online.

Here are the genuine ways of making money while working from home in Kenya:

  • Affiliate marketing

Affiliate marketers earn through commissions for anything they sell. Affiliate is even better than earning from AdSense but one has to sell something for them to make money.

Here are some of the affiliate marketing companies to register with:

  • Jumia

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  • Topserve Limited

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  • Skyhost Kenya

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  • Kenyapesa

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  • Travelstart

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  • Kenya website experts

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  • Kilimall

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  • HostPinnacle

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The good thing about affiliate marketing is that you don’t have to market your products on a blog, Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp are enough.

  • Blogging

Currently, there are bloggers who earn as high as Ksh 2 million every month. The cost of starting a blog in Kenya is Ksh 3,000 to Ksh 30,000 depending on the design of a website.

To start blogging, first buy a domain from a hosting company like Bluehost, it will cost you Ksh1,100, then buy hosting services for as little as Ksh265 per month. The total cost of hosting and domain name is Ksh 10,000 per year. Follow this link to create a free account

As a blogger, you’ll make money from Google AdSense, MGID, affiliate marketing, sponsored articles and direct banners.

As a blogger, you’ll start by earning zero then improve over time based on the amount of traffic you receive.

  • Selling products online like Jumia

Another way to earn money while working at home is by selling products online. You can decide to have an online grocery where buyers will order the products online as you deliver.

There are a number of Kenyans who sell products like clothes, bags, shoes and suits online and earn a living out of that. What you need is to create social media accounts and a blog where to market your products.

  • Home salon

You can also have a salon where you get your clients online. You don’t have to rent a room, just set a space in your house where you will do your work.

In addition to salon, you can also do manicure and pedicure if you can learn the skills.

  • Social media influencer

Social media influencer is a career which most people are venturing into. This one does not need special skills, all that’s needed is a huge online following

Once you build a following with Facebook having over 100,000 followers and Twitter more than 200,000 followers, you’ll start making money from advertisers.

This is business you will start with zero capital.

  • Professional services

You can also offer professional services like preaching, counselling, medical, PR & marketing. There are many people who can pay online for professional services and if you are good, then money will come easily.

  • Home tuition

Home tuition can be done by anyone regardless of your profession. You can charge a flat rate of Ksh 1,000 per week for one student. Assuming that you have 10 students, that means that every week you’ll be making at least Ksh10,000.

  • Academic writing

Academic writing is another job you can comfortably do from home. You only need a laptop and iterate to register and start earning money. There are numerous academic writing sites in Kenya which offer genuine academic work for jobseekers. You will be earning upwards of Ksh2,000 per day from the sites.