During the Second Medium Term Plan 2013-2017, the Authority plans to spark industrial revolution by undertaking policy reforms and implementing targeted programmes and activities in the MSE sector, with a view to creating at least 80% of the 1 million jobs annually promised by the Government, i.e. 800,000 new jobs.  In this regard and in line with the MSE Act, MSEA will:-

  • Create conducive working environment for MSEs
  • Enhance MSEs access to markets
  • Enhance entrepreneurial and technical skills the MSE sector
  • Develop and promote gender participation and inclusion of Vulnerable groups
  • Establish and implement legal, regulatory and operational mechanisms for the MSE sector 
  • Enhance coordination of sector players and facilitate integration of programmes and activities relating to MSEs
  • Establish proper management and mobilization of financial resources
  • Embrace Information Communication Technology in all sectors of the Authority
  • Attract, develop and retain competent staff and
  • Enhance corporate image
  • The Authority recognizes the Government efforts on industrialization, job creation and particularly through Micro and small enterprise development in the following areas.  

Growth and Development

  • Create one million new jobs
  • Create reliable energy infrastructure by extending the National grid network and promoting renewable energy
  • Implement  Buy Kenyan Policy for both Government and Parastatals where Kenyan goods and services are accorded first priority
  • Poverty eradication


  • Make Kenya the continents manufacturing and technology hub
  • Make Kenya the preferred gateway to Africa for foreign investors and home to a thriving army of local entrepreneurs
  • Help to unleash the business potential of all Kenyans


About Us

The Micro and Small Enterprise Authority (MSEA) is a new state corporation established under the Micro and Small Enterprise Act No. 55 of 2012. The Act was developed through a stakeholder’s consultation process which took several years. The Authority is now domiciled in the Ministry of Industrialization and Enterprise Development.


  • P.O. BOX 48823 – 00100, NAIROBI
  • GEN. LINES: +254 (20) 3340006 / +254  700 666000 +254 (0) 770 666 000
  • Fax: +254 (20) 3317761
  • Website: www.mseauthority.go.ke
  • Email: mseakenya@mseauthority.go.ke
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