Tag Archives | Earth Keepers

The fight for the Philippi Horticultural Area continues

The Philippi Horticultural Area Food and Farming Campaign has been strongly advocating against the inappropriate urban and industrial development and mining of the Philippi Horticultural Area (PHA) for quite some time now. We shared a story of the importance of the PHA but sadly this is not recognised by all and another tender was advertised this month. We stand with the […]

Continue Reading

Marking Earth Hour in Pretoria

By Lydia Mogano On the 25th of March 2017, everyone was encouraged to participate in the environmental awareness campaign, Earth Hour, to encourage the reduction of humanity’s carbon footprint on the planet by switching off all electrical appliances between 8:30 till 9:30pm. I was invited as one of the guest speakers in Pretoria to promote […]

Continue Reading

Tree planting at Rekopantse Primary School

My Career Corner, an NGO that supports schools to achieve quality education in Tshwane, extended their invitation to SAFCEI to join Rekopantse Primary School in Mabopane (in Tshwane) on 16th September, to plant trees as part of their environmental awareness campaign to celebrate Arbour month. I was privileged enough to speak with the learners on […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Spiritually Empowered Earth Keepers Training

By Juanita Greyvenstein We kicked off our Spiritually Empowered Earth Keepers workshop in Cape Town on 4 – 5 August. A lively, enthusiastic and diverse group of young people gathered at the Schoenstatt Retreat centre to share, challenge and empower each other to become voices for Creation. SAFCEI believes that people of faith have a […]

Continue Reading

Feast of the Clowns 2016 celebration #EarthKeepersMustRise

This last Saturday 20th August 2016, SAFCEI participated in the annual Feast of the Clowns festival organised by the Tshwane Leadership Foundation (TLF) at Burgers Park, Central Pretoria. The theme for 2016 is #WeMustRise, inspired by the #MustFall campaigns which emphasized the power of ordinary people, both young and old, on the ground to make […]

Continue Reading