Starting and Running a daycare center in Kenya: With the rising trend of child mistreatment by house helps, many parents are now opting for daycare centres. Keeping in mind that the sector is quite new in the country, this could be a lifetime changing opportunity for business minded individuals with a special liking for children.
If you fall into these category,
then you could begin by registering your centre. This will save you alot of hustle with the authority as well as create confidence with clients.All these can be done at your closest county offices.
Secure an accessible place both for clients using public means as well as private means of transport. The place should have specious rooms both for playing and sleeping. Get comfortable sleeping materials and enough toys for both genders. If possible have a carpet on the floor and enough windows for ventilation. There should be a feeding area, changing room and the toilet should be child friendly. Cleanness should be of utmost priority.
When hiring personnel be sure to conduct a thorough background check on them. They should be able to produce relevant identification documents.Also,make sure to hire only competent trained professionals. If possible, get them attractive attires for the work place. Remember to compensate them well too.
Be sure to safely keep the records of every transaction as well as the contacts of each parent/guardian. Have an exclusively business line where guardians/parents can call to check up on their little ones.
Research well and get to know what other centres are charging. Your charges should reflect the place of setup as well as the services offer
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