Online apps that make money: The economy of Kenya might be improving according to the government statisticians and mandarins but the pocket of the ordinary mwananchi has seen no improvement going by the wails and hardships of Kenyans.
The young population, which accounts 80% of the whole Kenyan population is the hardest hit and even the educated ones are not spared. The high levels of unemployment amongst the youth have worsened matters.
But the internet is here with bags of opportunities for young and educated desperate. From writing jobs and transcribing, the latest entrant in the online job opportunities is online paid surveys which are relatively easy to do and pays fairly well.
There is an array of both apps and websites that offer this opportunities with some being local while others are international. This websites and apps include, Geopoll, opinion space, opinionkenya, paidviewpoint, opinion hub, paid surveys Kenya, iPoll, IPOS I say, Afrisight and Triaba among others.
It is not easy to sought out the best but here we profile the best five apps and websites that you can work for and do not come with geographical limits.
Online apps that make money:
Geo-poll is perhaps the most popular survey app in Kenya. This in terms of the young people it employs both through contracted suvery and also on permanent basis. It also also released many studies that have been taken upon and seriously by many media outlest and Kenyans too.
It is the world’s largest mobile survey platform, with a network of 200 million users in Africa and Asia.
- Paid Surveys Kenya
Paid Surveys Kenya is another service owned and operated by a Kenyan company known as Simba Survey. The company works with local and international businesses, government agencies, research institutions, NGOs and universities to create and deploy flexible and scalable mobile surveys. There are two types of surveys one can take; the cash reward surveys and the draw entry surveys. Payment is done via M-pesa.
It is commonly used by Kenyans who work online. Payment is KES 325 for every successful survey completed. Once your cash hit KES 1000, you can withdraw your cash via paypal.
IPoll provides surveys via their site and mobile applications. iPoll offers its subscribers $5 upon signing up. Once you join, you can take surveys and get paid via PayPal.
- Opinion Space
This is a locally owned survey site and it is hugely popular in the Kenyan market.it hinges it market share on survey popularity surveys and products tests. Profiles completed 100% attract higher payouts. Members earned cash can be withdrawn using directly to their Mpesa account.