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FLEAT forges ahead in Zimbabwe

Shared by Rev Canon Blessing Shambare The Anglican Church worldwide has adopted the five marks of mission in their holistic mission drive. The fifth mark spells out that safeguarding, renewal, transforming and sustaining the integrity of creation is a crucial component of the mission of God. To fulfill this the Province of Central Africa has […]

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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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FLEAT in 2015

We introduced all our FLEAT members this year – those that joined us in 2014 as well as those that joined beginning of 2015 – and the work they are doing. Whilst many of them were already involved in environmental work in some way or another, it has been inspiring to see what has been […]

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FLEAT continues to inspire

Our FLEAT programme is forging ahead with the third advocacy training having just taken place in Zimbabwe from the 28th September – 2nd October. The theme of the meeting was “Living in Harmony with Nature”. FLEAT members shared the activities in which they had been involved since the last training in Zambia which ranged from […]

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Botswana adds 500 trees to world’s 3.04 trillion

By M’thetho Lungu* 8th Sept. ’15. Gaborone. BOTSWANA: In just two days of its We Have Faith Act Now Climate Justice cycling caravan campaign, Botswana has already started planting its 500 trees committed through the 516km stretch. Bishop Champion Malongwa, chairperson of the Botswana Council of Churches (BCC) and National Ambassador for the campaign told […]

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Uniting around a Common Cause

By Louisa Feiter On August 9 1956, thousands of women took to the Pretoria streets in protest of the “pass laws” enacted during Apartheid. In commemoration of this show of solidarity in the struggle, August is celebrated as women’s month in South Africa. This uniting around a common goal is a powerful statement and there […]

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