Who we are
SAFCEI (Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute) is a multi-faith organisation committed to supporting faith leaders and their communities in Southern Africa to increase awareness, understanding and action on eco-justice, sustainable living and climate change.
What We Do
Promoting understanding of the connection between faith and living Earth, and inspiring people of faith to effect change and just development within their own communities.
Facilitating faith leaders environmental advocacy training (FLEAT) in southern Africa, and providing learning resources to conduct local eco-projects, including eco-actions in congregations.
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) has put out an invitation to comment on whether they should agree (concur) with a new Ministerial Determination for the procurement of 2500MW new nuclear...read more
We want to pay special tribute to Kate Davies who is retiring this month after over fifteen years of service. Our gratitude to Kate cannot be overstated, from her contributions to SAFCEI's visionary...read more
In a historic win for layer hens, the fast-food conglomerate that includes Burger King, Popeyes, and Tim Hortons—have released comprehensive global cage-free policies. The new global policy released by...read more
By Rev Berry Behr The historic Cape Town FLEAT was held at Monkey Valley Resort from 2nd to 4th December with an enthusiastic and diverse group of faith leaders. We opened the FLEAT with our very first hybrid online and in-person Regional Interfaith Dialogue, asking What does your faith say about land and water justice?. Another highlight of the FLEAT experience was a field trip to...read more
Since we started our food garden webinars for faith communities in September, we have been receiving wonderful stories from participants who have been participating weekly. Last week, Rev Andre Naidoo shared with us pictures of the food garden he has been working on with the community in Cuban Heights/Rondevlei. This week, Vanda Chittenden from St Mary's Anglican Church, Kingsburgh shares with...read more
We have hosted five of our nine weekly webinars on food gardening for faith communities with renowned permaculturalist, John Nzira. Join our next webinar on Tuesday, 27 October 2020 at 12:30pm (SAST). Rev Andre Naidoo shares with us pictures of the food garden he has been working on with the community in Cuban Heights/Rondevlei. I look forward to each...read more