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.
SAFCEI hosted a South African Faith Leaders Environmental Advocacy Training (FLEAT) workshop in Durban from 25th to 27th June. Faith Leaders from across the country convened at the Gooderson Hotel for a 3-day workshop where they learned what our FLEAT programme is all...read more
SAFCEI calls on the South African government to take the necessary “bold steps” in creating a just future for all
MEDIA RELEASE 21 JUNE 2019 FAITH-BASED NGO CALLS ON THE SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT TO TAKE THE NECESSARY “BOLD STEPS” IN CREATING A JUST FUTURE FOR ALL The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) today expressed concern that President...read more
SAFCEI attended the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) South Africa's Interfaith Meeting in Cape Town on 19 June 2019. The theme of the meeting was: “The role of faith leaders in propagating civilized and peaceful coexistence between communities”. The Secretary-General of...read more
Mombassa FLEAT members celebrate environmental days in June: Many FLEAT members have been involved in actions to celebrate World Environment Day, on 5th June (and 6th June with Eid falling on the same day this year) and World Oceans Day, 8th June. To celebrate World...read more
MEDIA RELEASE 31 MAY 2019 SA’S NEW CABINET, A BLOW FOR EFFORTS AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Following the delayed announcement of President Ramaphosa’s cabinet this week, the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) and many civil society...read more
Please join us on the 16th of July for our Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Community House in Salt River Road, Salt River (here’s a map). A keynote address will be presented by Sinegugu Zukulu, Xolobeni community activist and environmental and community educator....read more