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 role of faith-based institutions in environmental management has come a long way and cannot be underestimated. The Catholics, Anglicans, Adventists, Islamic Aid, Evangelists, Red-Crescent, World-Vision,...read more
SAFCEI and Earthlife Africa have partnered up with amandla.mobi to encourage people to make submissions to say NO to Nuclear Plans in Thyspunt. South Africans have until 31 July to say no to a Nuclear...read more
After 10 months of engagement with Vineyard Hotel, they have committed to sourcing 100% of it’s eggs and egg products for all of its operations (including whole/shell eggs, liquid eggs, powdered eggs) from...read more
Sheikh Ismail Amini, a member of our FLEAT (Faith Leader Environmental Advocacy Training) Malawi group facilitated an Environmental awareness and Youth creativity and innovation programme on Thursday 17 June where 40 college women participated. The participants were from areas 46, 36, 8, 47 around Lilongwe City. The young women are targeted in preparation for an upcoming intensive and...read more
A diverse group of selected faith leaders from four provinces in South Africa met virtually on Thursday 20 May to launch a three-year project in eco advocacy. The Faith and Energy Eco-Justice project has four geographically diverse legs – in Greater Cape Town, Karoo, Eastern Cape and Western Cape. The groups will work separately on eco-justice issues relevant to their areas, and then come...read more
The first Zambia FLEAT (Faith Leader Environmental Advocacy Training) was held on Zoom from 19 – 21 May 2021. Zambia is predominantly Christian with 95% of the population identifying Christians from different denominations. The FLEAT group consisted of 28 faith leaders of which 10 were women. The workshop started with our Faith Leader Liaison, Rev. Berry Behr opening with a...read more