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Rise for climate action in Cape Town on 8 September

Rise for Climate Action Cape Town How are we stepping up to the challenge? Saturday 8 September, 10h00 – 13h00 On 8 September, we’ll be having a conversation with dynamic climate leadership from local government, business, the media, education, youth, civil society and faith communities. Please join us to #riseforclimate! At the event, speakers will […]

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“Malawi’s animal welfare problem is real”

Story by Andrew Gwambe, FLEAT 1 participant The practice of treating animals as if they are not part of God’s creation continues in many parts of the world and Malawi is not exempted. The absence of intensive animal welfare awareness exacerbates this situation. “I was greatly shocked when I saw a minibus driver at Thavite […]

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FLEAT in action: Youths transform plastic waste into paving tiles

Written by Andrew Gwambe, from the FLEAT 1 group: Chisomo Community Youth Club in Salima, a lakeshore area in Malawi recently stole the show when they transformed plastic waste into paving tiles. People around Sengabay market gathered to witness the phenomena. “At first, I was nervous but I was encouraged after seeing the results.” Andrew […]

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Apply now to join faith leader advocacy training in Mombasa

We believe that people of faith have a moral imperative to speak out against the socio-ecological injustices that face Africa’s peoples and their environment. For SAFCEI, advocacy involves the following: Local actions at faith community level that demonstrate a way of living which restores, rather than destroys, nature and the human community. Sharing stories of […]

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Liziwe McDaid and Makoma Lekalakala Africa’s 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize winners

The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) congratulates our own Liz McDaid, and Makoma Lekalakala of Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA JHB), on their Goldman Environmental Prize this Earth Day week. Liz and Makoma have been recognised for their leadership in the struggle against an unlawful nuclear energy deal in South Africa. We give thanks […]

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