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.
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
Several civil society organisations, including the SAFCEI picketed outside Parliament on May 22, as the National Assembly sat for the first time since elections. A memorandum was handed over to the Office of the Acting Secretary of Parliament. MPs were urged to uphold...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
THE CATHOLIC PARLIAMENTARY LIAISON OFFICE In collaboration with SOUTHERN AFRICAN FAITH COMMUNITIES' INSTITUTE Cordially invites you to participate in a Seminar on Faith Communities: Reflecting on our Relationship with the Living Earth Responsible use and...read more
MEDIA RELEASE 10 MAY 2019 IF NOT ADDRESSED, CLIMATE CHANGE WILL SHIFT POLITICAL POWER STRUCTURES Preliminary Election 2019 results show that the African National Congress (ANC) has maintained its position as the country’s governing party despite the party’s lack...read more
Groundbreaking international cage-free campaign scores overnight success with leading hospitality company
MEDIA RELEASE 10 MAY 2019 GROUNDBREAKING INTERNATIONAL CAGE-FREE CAMPAIGN SCORES OVERNIGHT SUCCESS WITH LEADING HOSPITALITY COMPANY Yesterday (9 May), the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) joined 62 major animal protection...read more