How to Make Money Online in Kenya as a School Dropout


As a school dropout in Kenya there are many ways of making money online. Most school dropouts don’t know where to start from, especially those who failed to complete school because of school fees. Instead of lamenting and blaming people, you can turn to online business and find a bearing for your life.

If you want to make money online as a school dropout, here are the means to use:

  • Start betting on football matches

Gambling can help you make money that will enable you start a business. The most common way of gambling is on football matches. At the moment, there are over 12 million Kenyans who gamble, some of them have become millionaires by hitting a jackpot.

First, identify a reliable betting site with welcome bonus,click on this link to join 22Bet and get 100% welcome bonus.After registering, deposit money into your account and start betting.

The good thing about gambling is that there are no special skills needed—even without academic papers, you can become a professional gambler.

If you are good in analyzing football matches, you can earn between Ksh2,000 and Ksh20,000 daily. The only challenge is to win consistently but it’s possible with experience.

  • Become a blogger

Owning a blog does not need special skills. The likes of Cyprian Nyakundi and Robert Alai became bloggers even before they had completed school.Infact,Cyprian Nyakundi was suspended from college and didn’t bother to complete after finding home in blogging.

The capital required to start a blog is between Ksh5,000 and Ksh30,000.First,register a domain name,buy hosting space and design a website.To buy a domain name and hosting space,click on this link to visit Bluehost

HostPinnacle can design a professional website for you,follow this link to visit the hosting company’s website

Bloggers earn money through MGID,AdSense,,affiliate programs like Jumia and 22Bet ,direct advertisements and sponsored content. The amount of money you can make per month depends on your website traffic and the way you earn the money.

  • Run a YouTube Channel

You can also make money online by running a YouTube channel. YouTube is becoming an important tool for DJs,Chefs,musicians,dance groups and any other person who wish to showcase their skills through videos.The major income earning stream is AdSense.

Once your channel is one-year-old, has attracted over 1,000 followers and at least 4,000 hours of watch time, you can apply for AdSense so as to start monetizing your videos.

YouTube does not request for academic certificates for it to allow you to run a channel.

  • Participate in online Surveys

There are plenty of companies in Kenya which pay people who participate in online surveys, one of them is Triaba.Search for available online surveys in Kenya, join them and start participating in their regular surveys. They pay through PayPal or MPESA once you have completed their tasks.

  • Sell your products on social media

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Twitter are the best platforms where you can sell your products online. Start buying and selling products like bedsheets, clothes, electronic products and smartphones. The only qualification required for you to run social media pages is if you are above 18 years of age.

  • Become a Social Media Influencer

People like Jungush,Jaymo Ule Musee and others are celebrities who have never revealed what they studied in school. There are plenty of social media influencers who rake in millions even when they are school dropouts. On social media, nobody is interested in your qualifications, all they want is quality content.

  • Start an e-commerce website

You can also create an e-commerce website like Jumia and start earning money online. You require a capital of Ksh10,000 to Ksh100,000 to create a professional e-commerce website. When the site is ready, you can start promoting other people’s products or display your own products.