World Environment Day: ‘Connecting people to nature’

“Connecting people to nature” – this year’s global theme for World Environment Day.  It both reflects what is perhaps our most fundamental problem and points to how we can solve it. The problem is that we as humankind have allowed ourselves, in our heads and in our hearts, to become disconnected from the Earth and […]

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SAFCEI seeks an Independent Evaluator

SAFCEI seeks an Independent Evaluator for its “Faith Communities & Leaders in Southern Africa Advocating for Ecological & Economic Justice” project. Southern African Faith Communities Environment Institute (SAFCEI) is a multi-faith organisation that works to increase awareness, understanding, and appropriate action on eco-justice and climate change by faith leaders and communities throughout Southern Africa. SAFCEI is […]

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Earth Keepers Must Rise

“We stand at a critical moment in Earth’s history, a time when humanity must choose its future”.     – Earth Charter The Earth Keepers’ baton was given to the world at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, 2002 and currently SAFCEI is passing it on to the youth in South Africa. On […]

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SACC speaks out against corruption in the SA government

The South African Council of Churches (SACC) has spoken out strongly against corruption in South Africa’s government. This follows from a report that has come out of the SACC’s ‘Unburdening Panel’ – a platform created in April 2016 following ANC’s failed probe into allegations of state capture, and created as a space where individuals could come forward […]

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The people have spoken: “NO TO NUKES”

With all the hard work in fighting against the nuclear build programme in our country, justice has finally been served by the judgment on the nuclear deal. However, despite the “unconstitutional” and “unlawful” ruling, people still question and wonder “what’s next?” You are invited to a NUCLEAR Court Case Update by Liziwe McDaid and others, […]

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Apply now to join the second round of FLEAT

Dear friends, The Southern African Faith Community Environment Institute (SAFCEI) believes that people of faith have a moral imperative to speak against the socio-ecological injustices that face Africa’s peoples and our surrounding environment. In witnessing for the earth, SAFCEI believes that faith leadership at local level can share our local experiences, network with each other, […]

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Active Citizens Network Launch

What comes next? Post the Secret Nuclear Deal court case, many people have asked what will happen now that the court case has been successful. It is a landmark achievement with the court judgement sending a clear message to government about energy procurement, however much more needs to be done to secure a just energy future […]

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