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FLEAT moves into the next phase

SAFCEI’s Faith Leader Environmental Advocacy Training (FLEAT), which began in 2014, is reaching the conclusion of its first cycle and moving into the next phase. In a last series of workshops taking place in Tanzania, Kenya and Malawi, FLEAT members showcased what they’ve learnt by presenting or organising environmental trainings with local groups or communities, […]

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An Earth Keeper in all of us

Lydia Mogano’s tree planting adventures have not ended – in fact, she has only just gotten started. Here she shares a snippet from last week’s tree plantings. On the 13th September, together with Lucas Mthebu (from the Tumelong Mission Centre) I travelled to three schools which form part of the centre’s social development programme initiatives in […]

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Karoo Transvisions in Energy

Part of Stefan and Erika Cramers work on informing and capacitating people in the Karoo on the issue of fracking involved working with local artists. As they were searching for a public home for one of these artworks, the beautiful quilt featured on our 2014 Annual Report exploring the issue of fracking through the ancient story from /Xam mythology, they […]

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Compassion in our food systems

With the slogan, ‘WE’RE NOT LOVIN’ IT, MCDONALD’S SA!’ four local animal protection groups – including SAFCEI through the One Web of Life (OWL) programme – are asking McDonalds South Africa to join its counterparts in Canada and the US in phasing out the use of battery chickens. An online petition started in March this year […]

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