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.
“Increase in electricity prices without fixing Eskom is a threat to SA citizen’s human rights!” – SAFCEI
MEDIA RELEASE 20 MARCH 2019 “INCREASING ELECTRICITY PRICES WITHOUT FIXING ESKOM IS A THREAT TO SA CITIZENS’ HUMAN RIGHTS!” – SAFCEI The National Energy Regulator’s (NERSA) having allowed Eskom to increase its prices by 9.4% from 1 April 2019, followed by increases...read more
Today, young people in Cape Town join the Global Climate Strike, a youth movement protesting against government inaction on climate change. SAFCEI, the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute, supports and marches in solidarity with future...read more
.“We are devastated and outraged to hear of the mosque shootings & murders in Christchurch earlier today. New Zealanders are tolerant, kind, and accepting people. We mourn with all of New Zealand with Muslims and with everyone around the world. Terrorism should have...read more
Aspects of our Animal Justice programme have been included in “The Kindness Project” to be broadcast in two episodes on 10th and 17th March on SABC2, at 9 AM. The two-part animal rights documentary series will feature SAFCEI's Animal Justice Lead, Frank Molteno; ...read more
MEDIA RELEASE 21 FEBRUARY 2019 The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) says that it has mixed feelings about the priorities laid out by the Minister Tito Mboweni, in his Budget Speech today. While the multi-faith, environmental NGO is...read more
"In the process of helping the earth to heal, we help ourselves. If we see the earth bleeding from the loss of topsoil, biodiversity, or drought and desertification, and if we reclaim or save what is lost ... the planet will help us in our self-healing and indeed...read more