Abuja is the capital city of Nigeria. At the 2006 general census, Abuja was said to have a population of approximately 780,000 people. Over the years, more people have moved into the city and made it a beehive of activities. With the number of people moving into the city, the city is yet to be as saturated as most other world major cities. As it stands, Abuja still has a lot of opportunities to be harnessed and even population advantages you can leverage on for business growth. We will be looking at 5 Easiest ways to earn a living in Abuja with little investment.
If you are considering the possibility of relocating to the capital city of Nigeria, here’s a quick list of lucrative businesses you can start up with minimal funds to make ends meet and even generate great wealth, in the long run.
1. Professional housekeeping business
If you are the kind of person who enjoys doing house chores, Abuja is the place to make your hobby into a well-paying job. There are a lot of people in this city who often are too busy or stressed to get their apartments cleaned up; these people will need your services and skills and guess what? The demand for professional housekeepers is on the rise!
Starting a professional housekeeping business requires very little investment. All you need to start this business is a mobile phone (preferably with internet access), cleaning materials and enough money to cover your transport to where your services are needed.
The major challenge, however, is getting customers and getting them to trust you enough to let you into their space. This is why you need a strong online presence—this will make people see you have a reputation that you want to protect. Credible referrals from people you have rendered services would also go a long way in getting people to trust your brand.
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2. Popcorn Business
Popcorn business is very lucrative in Abuja suburbs. The city has a large population of young children and adults, and we all know this group are lovers of all things snacks, why not cash in their cravings?
Starting a popcorn business in Abuja will cost you less than #100,000. All you will be needing is the skill of popcorn making, the popcorn machine (that costs about #30,000), and an excellent location to sell your product. The location could be free or cost at most #10,000/month.
3. Mobile restaurant
You can convert that cooking hobby of yours into a cash cow without as much as owning a restaurant stand. Today, you can start cooking and supplying breakfast and lunch packs to offices. You can take it a notch higher by providing family pack deliveries all at a decent cost. All you need is a little investment of less than #20,000 for foodstuff and container branding.
A lot of people are too caught up in their work to even go out for lunch. How about you fill in this gap and get paid?
NB: leveraging on social media applications like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram can be a big game changer for your business success as a mobile food vendor.
4. Snooker and tennis corner
After a stressful week, some people want to relax and play. In Abuja, there are pubs where people set up snooker and table tennis corners. Customers come there for drinks and end up paying to play snooker or table tennis, and the owners of these corners are making a killing from this business.
The only investment for starting such a spot is money for the lease and getting tables and equipment for the games, and just like that, you are in business.
5. Smoothies and fruit bars
Starting a fruit and smoothies bar in Abuja requires less than #50,000. The main thing you need is adequate knowledge of making smoothies which you can source from the internet and a location. Preferably, the location should be within a pub where all you need to do is pay a lease (this shouldn’t be more than #10,000/month) they already have a customer base. You will also be needing blenders, cups and of course, raw materials.
We do hope you found this article helpful; we can’t wait to see you and your business here.
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