This study sought to explore factors which influence performance of SMEs in Namanga Town, Kajiado County. This study was guided by the following specific objectives: To analyse the effects of market access on performance of small and medium enterprises at Namanga; To assess whether transportation cost has any effects on performance of small and medium enterprise at Namanga; To survey employee capacity on the performance of Small and Medium Enterprise at Namanga; and To find out the effects of financial access on performance of small and medium enterprise at Namanga. The study was reinforced by the following theories; Theory of firm survival and performance. The focus population is on 334 SME situated in Namanga, Kajiado County. The said target population was basic to this study since it gave direct data for analyses. For the reasons of the study stratified sampling testing was utilized to choose the objective gathering. Stratified random sampling was utilized in choosing respondents. The population is isolated into a few fundamentally unrelated sub-populations or strata grouped as business classifications. The sample size was 30% of the target population. The real business examined was picked by utilizing straightforward arbitrary techniques to draw the example from every stratum. This study used a survey to manually gather essential information. The survey outlined in this study will involve two areas. The poll was intended to incorporate both organized and unstructured inquiries. Before preparing the reactions, the finished polls were altered for fulfilment and consistency. Information gathered was quantitative and subjective in nature. The elucidating factual apparatuses helped the researcher to portray the information and decide the degree utilized. Study was done quantitatively and subjectively by utilization of expressive measurements. This included recurrence circulation, tables, rates, mean and standard deviation. Likewise, progress measurable systems (inferential insights) were additionally considered. The study presumes that market got to is decidedly identified with execution. Worker ability and preparation is decidedly identified with performance of small and medium enterprises. Transportation costs influenced performance of small and medium enterprises and money related access is decidedly identified with performance of small and medium enterprises. The study prescribes that to build the market; the legislature should expand its utilization of items from small and medium enterprises from the current 30% to half over every one of its departments and parastatals. The administration ought to enhance its offering framework by making it less demanding for small and medium enterprises to win government tenders.

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