Suba Environmental Education of Kenya is a Kenyan NGO, funded through Kenya Islands Mission, Inc., a Tennessee State Corporation 501 (c)( 3), founded in 1996 in response to requests of local Kenyans for assistance in addressing their distressing environmental degradation. We are located in greater Suba, along the shores of Lake Victoria.

S.E.E.K. is a grass roots organization which believes that change can only be sustainable from the bottom up as the people themselves understand their problems and initiate and implement solutions. Real abundant life comes through the gospel of Jesus Christ and the faith, hope and love He brings.

S.E.E.K. (K.I.M.) networks with the government and other organizations for optimal results.

  • One fourth of its 210,000 inhabitants are orphaned children.
  • HIV/AIDS prevalence is 26%
  • Life expectancy is 37 years.
  • The majority of its people live on 75 cents (U.S.A.) a day or less.
  • The rate of unemployment is 40%
  • Deforestation has resulted in climate change with an alarming decrease in food production.
  • Pollution of Lake Victoria and poor fishing practices have diminished fish populations.
Seeking the transformation of greater Suba by providing opportunities for young and old to know God through the wonders of His creation, while becoming environmentally literate, able to address environmental issues in a Biblical way.

founders of S.E.E.K.

Don & Nancy Richards

SEEK has 13 acres on the shores of Lake Victoria in Western Kenya. These include organic demonstration gardens, a tree nursery, aviary, an ecological trail, camp with six cabins, pavilion, dining hall, dormitory, staff houses, and an Education Center/Museum. As the environment on the campus has been protected and allowed to restore itself, animals have taken shelter here: hippos, vervet monkeys, bush babies, civet and genet cats, porcupine, otter, three types of mongoose, duiker, dik dik, hedge hogs, monitor lizards, python and other snakes, and over 300 species of bird life.

Located in Mbita, Kenya

We are located about 3 hours by car from the Kisumu airport.