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.
South Africa is a country lucky enough to have a wealth of different cultures and religions, but culture can often be seen as a barrier to veganism. This doesn’t have to be the case: living a vegan lifestyle can be in alignment with most cultural and religious belief...read more
Submission into the Western Cape Government’s proposed amendments to the Provincial Constitution (2018)
SAFCEI has sent a submission in objection to Western Cape Government's proposed amendments to its Provincial Constitution (2018). SAFCEI’s objections relate to the proposed removal of the Environmental Commissioner position. This submission was made with the hope of...read more
Attend an eco-audit workshop in Windhoek & reduce your ecological footprint! – ONLY for Namibian participants.
The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) believes that people of faith have a moral imperative to speak out and take action against the socio-ecological injustices that face Africa’s peoples and their environment. SAFCEI works with all...read more
MEDIA RELEASE 18 SEPTEMBER 2018 "FAMOUS BRANDS, UNCAGE YOUR EGGS!" In an effort to eradicate inhumane battery cage farms for hens, the Southern African Faith Communities' Environment Institute (SAFCEI) – a multi-faith environmental NGO – has launched a public campaign...read more
On 8 September a Climate Rise Mini-Summit was jointly hosted by SAFCEI, 350.org, and WESSA. A diverse group of 170 stakeholders including environmental activists, members from faith community, youth, government and community based activists attended the event. Climate...read more
Please sign and share this petition to tell Famous Brands that you will not be purchasing any of its products until it stops supporting this heinous animal abuse.
Watch the video below and learn why an increasing number of food companies and consumers are switching to cage-free eggs. Wimpy SA MUGG & BEAN SA why don't you follow other leading local and international food chains and do the right thing. #CAGEFREE #ANIMALJUSTICE...read more