100, SMALL BUSINESS IDEAS IN TANZANIA

SMALL BUSINESS IDEAS IN TANZANIA

Here are business ideas that address problems in Tanzanian society and have the potential for success.

Starting a business In Tanzania or elsewhere in the World isn’t a luxury but a necessity for anyone whose aim in life is to make a good Profit and become a millionaire and even see himself/herself at higher economic levels.

Here is the list of small business ideas in Tanzania

Advertising campaign developer

You can plan and build creative online campaigns and content for your customers – from successful social media campaigns, apps, mobile or video contests, email distribution, search engine optimization, buying online media ads, or a combination of all of the above.

Musical work

People will always love good music and music. This is why you can consider opening a music related business. Nowadays a lot of companies are looking for music videos for their brand building activity. Artists and singers are also looking for music videos for promotion. You can try this creative work out if you enjoy it.
Sell ​​recharge vouchers, sell recharge cards, and fewer denominations to friends, colleagues and family and make some small cash for yourself, starting this business doesn’t cost you much

Special security uniform

You can create your own security guard company, train healthy men and women, deploy them to companies that need to protect sensitive infrastructure and make money. It’s as easy as ABC but you should keep in mind that your business needs a license from the designated regulatory authority.

Laundry services

These businesses thrive well in any economy – recession or not. There is a large market to fulfill its needs, as many Tanzanians are busy with their daily jobs and have little or no time to wash. To start a laundry business, all you need is a washing machine, iron and a few other items. Therefore, it is very easy to get started, but very profitable.

Brick casting work

The real estate market is growing in Tanzania. The demand for inexpensive homes is rising. Brick is cheap to produce and thus provides a cheaper construction option. You need a brick making machine, enough soil, spades, labor, etc. to start your brick making business. Training in brick making prior to investment would be very beneficial.
Hardware Repair Repair your customers’ devices and other electronic equipment. Many Tanzanians own the electrical and electronic devices they want to repair; You can benefit from this business and earn good money.

Computer repair and sales

With increasing sales of computers and laptops, the range of repair services will automatically grow in Tanzania. Computer repair and maintenance service is a good business idea to start in Tanzania. In addition to that, you can also provide computer cleaning services.

Writing the e-book;

If you enjoy writing and know the e-book making technique, then e-book writing is one of the best business ideas for women. You can start selling these eBooks from your website, blog, or from Amazon as well.

Personnel training / professional certification

The demand for specialized staff training is enormous and is growing. Mostly required employee training courses are on customer service, money handling, workplace safety measures, stress management etc. Usually these training courses are conducted at the employer’s site. One can run this business from the home site.

Football show halls.

Most Tanzanians love football, so you can turn their interest into a substantial amount of profit by setting up live match show centers in your area where people pay to watch football matches.

Chemical dealer

Demand for a specific chemical product far exceeds supply in Tanzania; You can turn this into a profitable opportunity by importing the chemical to meet the needs of the local market. You only need to familiarize yourself with the products, communicate with manufacturers in foreign countries, and conclude an import deal with them. Likewise, you can make money by exporting chemical products manufactured in your country to foreign countries where there is a high demand for those products.

Cement industry

Cement manufacturing business is another business that an entrepreneur should consider starting in Tanzania. Starting a cement production plant may be capital intensive, but one thing is for sure, you will not struggle to sell your cement especially if you sell at a competitive price. If you have a solid capital base then you should consider opening your own cement plant.

Making soap

Soap is part of the products that are made from chemical products and are used for washing and bathing. There is no doubt that there is a huge market for soap and the industry is still largely open to as many people as are ready to start their own soap making company. So, if you are looking for a simple job to start in the chemical industry, a job that requires a few weeks or months of training, and a job that you can start on a small scale, then you should consider getting into the soap making.

Start an entertainment lounge

There are a lot of expats in Tanzania, especially in Dar es Salaam, Mwanza and Arusha; And these expats (including Tanzanians) definitely need a place to relax in the evenings and on the weekends. You can fulfill these needs by setting up entertainment hotspot like hotel, bar, restaurant, cinema, casino, fast food joints, night club, etc.in fact, the list is endless. Simply choose an entertainment action you are passionate about and give it a try.

Internet cafe for business

You can start an Internet cafe business with many other additional services such as printing, internet searching, and other computer services. This is money spinning in Tanzania, where people always want to surf the internet. You can put your internet cafe in a very crowded area.

Start a driving school

Every year, anxious teens who have reached the driving age requirements and even adults alike, who do not know how to drive; Driving schools approach to learning how to drive. If you are looking for a steady source of income in the automotive industry, one of your options is to open a driving school; A place where you can teach people how to drive.

Selling snacks and drinks

Snacks are among the meals that are affordable for everyone in the office, school and on special occasions such as parties, meetings, conferences, seminars, etc. Soft drinks usually accompany them as well just think of selling egg rolls, sausage rolls, cakes and other delicious snacks, especially muffins. It can be sold in schools and in crowded places like bus stops and commercial areas along with milk, mineral drinks, yogurt, etc.

Mobile shop / office supply

People who work in offices find it difficult to go out into the market to buy certain things like wristwatches, shirts, ties, and perfumes. You can decide to help the busy [people do all the shopping. You will do this for a fee. So you have to determine your service fee. This is so that you can make a good profit.

Private lesson teacher

What about teaching children after school? Lots of parents are busy and can’t afford to pay teachers’ salaries at home, you can organize a small after-school lesson from home, charge a little less home tutor and make some great money you know? You will have to choose your area of ​​expertise.

Gardening and landscaping


Turn your clients’ backyard into a breathtaking panoramic view. Doing this job takes a lot of training and creativity. So you’ll have to do some research and training so that you can do your best to attract the best clients.

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