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.
Apply now to join our Faith Leader Environmental Advocacy Training in Malawi – 8th & 9th December 2020
2 November 2020 Dear friends, SAFCEI, the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute, is a faith-based environmental organisation comprised of people of many faiths who are united...read more
Dear Friends, The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) believes that people of faith have a moral imperative to speak out against the socio-ecological injustices that face...read more
'If you want to change the world, go home and love your family. ' - Mother Theresa As a community of Earthkeepers, we recognize the interconnectedness and interdependence of all things in nature. One thing...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
My little garden Farming in small spaces In this week's Faith Leader Environmental Advocacy Training (FLEAT) feature story, we introduce Ms. Jackline Rebecca Wananda, a member of FLEAT Uganda who represents her Christian Community. Jackline is the founder of FLOW NGO, working to improve the livelihood of girls and women. Jackline takes us back to where her love for growing food has started....read more