SAFCEI is most grateful for the support and friendship of our partners listed here in alphabetical order.
The membership fees from our individual and community/congregational members are most helpful. Thank you!
Working with partners in the UK, the British Council helps to share British expertise and talent with over 100 countries worldwide.
Our funding partners
Brot für die Welt – Brot für die Welt (Bread for the world) is a programme of help instigated by the protestant churches in Germany. It was set up in Berlin in 1959 and has since then been the responsibility of the “Diakonische Werk”, the Social Service Agency of the Protestant Church in Germany. “Brot für die Welt” works jointly with local churches and partner organisations in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe on over 1,000 projects, all aimed at helping people to help themselves.
Christian Aid – Christian Aid is a Christian organisation that insists the world can and must be swiftly changed to one where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. It provides urgent, practical and effective assistance where need is great, tackling the effects of poverty as well as its root causes.
Church of Sweden – (Svenska kyrkan) is the largest Christian church in Sweden. The Church of Sweden strives for a world free from hunger, poverty and oppression. Together with other churches and aid organisations, they have a presence throughout the world – with the aim of healing the world. As one of the 127 churches and organisations in the ACT Alliance, Church of Sweden plays an active role in disaster relief. They work on a long-term basis with: Economic justice, Peace, democracy and human right, HIV and AIDS, Disaster relief, Climate and the environment, The Church worldwide, Rural development.
ICCO – ICCO is an inter-church organisation for development cooperation. It works in 53 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. ICCO is an inter church organisation for development cooperation. ICCO gives global financial support and advice to local organisations and networks that work for better access to basic facilities, initiating sustainable economical development and enhancing peace and democracy. It also brings together enterprising people in the Netherlands and in developing countries. ICCO works together closely with civil society organisations, including development organisations, educational organisations and businesses. In this way, it seeks to improve living conditions for people in Latin America, Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe and help them be economically independent.
Norwegian Church Aid – Norwegian Church Aid struggles together with people and organisations across the world to eradicate poverty and injustice: “We provide emergency assistance in disasters and work for long-term development in local communities. In order to address the root causes of poverty, we advocate for just decisions by public authorities, business and religious leaders. Norwegian Church Aid is an ecumenical diakonal organisation for global justice. Our work is carried out with no intention of influencing people’s religious affiliation. To ensure efficiency and create results, Norwegian Church Aid is a member of the ACT Alliance, one of the world’s largest humanitarian alliances. The alliance consists of church-based organisations throughout the world and cooperates with organisations across religious faiths. Norwegian Church Aid – Together for a just world!”
We Have Faith campaign partners
Our key partner organisations involved include:
- EJN (Economic Justice Network of FOCCISA, the Fellowship of Christian Councils in Southern Africa),
- SACC (South African Council of Churches)
- Diakonia Council of Churches (based in Durban)
- KZN IRC (KwaZulu- Natal Inter- Religious Council)
- IPACC (the Indigenous Peoples of Africa Coordinating Committee)
- WCRLF (Western Cape Religious Leaders Forum).
We work closely with our partners from the North including NCA (Norwegian Church Aid), the Church of Sweden, Christian Aid, ICCO (Interkerkelijke Organisatie voor Ontwikkelingssamenwerking ) and EED (Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst )