Franchise Opportunities in Malawi

Attractiveness of Malawi for the development of franchise business

Southeastern African country Malawi provides vast opportunities for investments in such areas as tourism, mining, phosphate fertilizer manufacturing; garment manufacturing, agro-processing, etc.

The population of the country is 19,3 million people, the biggest cities are Lilongwe (646,750 ppl), Blantyre (584,877 ppl) and Mzuzu ( 175,345 ppl). Over 80% of the population depend on farming. Tourism business in the country is steadily growing, in 2016 there were 849,000 visitor arrivals.

There are no restrictions on franchising in Malawi. Therefore, several international franchise businesses are successfully operating in Malawi, including U.S. brands. However, not so many of Malawian franchise companies have enough capital to run a franchise.

Some of businesses in the country don't require much to start the one. Among them are Internet franchises, dealing with Malawi music, sport and fashion, and foreign brands like KFC in Malawi, Nando’s in Malawi or any local company chain, like Peoples. Moreover, the latter are established businesses with a customer base, suppliers, good marketing and well-known products and services.

Malawi has started Public Service Reform Programme which is aimed at creating an efficient civil service that can help to grow business community and forster business processes in Malawi.

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Indicators of Malawian Business Market

  • Capital: Lilongwe

  • Currency: Kwacha (D, MWK)

  • Education Index (2015): 0,445

  • Official languages: "English, Chichewa"

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $1,182

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): <4

  • Population: 18,1 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $22,658 billion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 110

  • Gini: 43,9

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0,476

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List of franchises for sale in Malawi

SmartyKids franchise
SmartyKids - mental arithmetic school franchise
Investment from
10 500 $
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UKUB franchise
UKUB - franchise of speedcubing children`s center
Investment from
20 000 $
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Peroni franchise
Peroni - #1 franchise of honey
Investment from
1 150 $
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Smart Refinery Technologies Group - franchise of oil refineries
Investment from
500 000 $
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My Town franchise
My Town App - franchise of mobile applications for cities
Investment from
5 000 $
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RAMEN IROHA franchise
RAMEN IROHA - franchise of Ramen shop
Investment from
45 000 $
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Cone Cream franchise
Cone Cream - modern ice-cream franchise
Investment from
6 900 $
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Claustrophobia franchise
Claustrophobia - real-life quests franchise
Investment from
37 500 $
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Gemotest Laboratory franchise
Gemotest - franchise of laboratory
Investment from
12 000 $
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9rounds franchise
9ROUND - franchise of kickbox fitness centers
Investment from
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Choupette franchise
Choupette - kids clothing shop franchise
Investment from
46 000 $
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Southern Fried Chicken franchise
Southern Fried Chicken - restaurant franchise
Investment from
322 850 $
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 Business Network International Global franchise
BNI - Business Network International Franchise
Investment from
65 000 $
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Nutty Scientists franchise
Nutty Scientists - spectacular interactive activities franchise
Investment from
45 000 $
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Funtopia franchise
Funtopia - franchise of family entertainment centers
Investment from
629 674 $
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KIO DA franchise
KIO DA - franchise of retail shops chain
Investment from
139 000 $
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DetailCar franchise
DetailCar - franchise of waterless carwash
Investment from
9 960 $
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Danube Home franchise
Danube Home - furniture & home accessory franchise
Investment from
400 000 $
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Dietplus franchise
Dietplus - franchise of healthcare coaching
Investment from
56 000 $
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Al-Mama franchise
al Mamà Bistrot - restaurant franchise
Investment from
135 000 $
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JOUR franchise
Jour - healthy restaurant chain franchise
Investment from
336 942 $
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Los Pollos franchise
Los Pollos - franchise of chicken barbecue
Investment from
175 980 $
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Tucano Coffee franchise
TUCANO COFFEE - franchise of coffee shop
Investment from
84 600 $
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Questoria franchise
Questoria - franchise of organize birthdays, corporate and kids parties
Investment from
3 140 $
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Prive7 Express franchise
Prive7 Express - beauty salons franchise
Investment from
113 000 $
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Spain in Russia franchise
Spain in Russia - franchise of the service center
Investment from
9 800 $
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Screen2b franchise
Screen2b - franchise of indoor advertising
Investment from
6 380 $
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Cream Station franchise
Cream Station - ice-cream shop franchise
Investment from
32 000 $
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Velofix franchise
Velofix - mobile bike shop franchise
Investment from
169 200 $
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Hungry Howie's Pizza franchise
Hungry Howie's Pizza - restaurant franchise
Investment from
228 300 $
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