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.
Major energy procurement projects need independent oversight at all stages – pre-procurement, procurement and post-procurement – to prevent further state capture, recommends the Southern African Faith Communities Environmental Institute (SAFCEI) in its recent...read more
Dear fellow faith leaders and colleagues A most important day is approaching, for the attention and action of all faith leaders and faith communities. It is essential that Christians, and people of all faiths, pray for the well-being of creation and commit themselves...read more
FLEAT South Africa: All hands on deck at David Profit Street Bonteheuwel PEACE GARDENS. Dutch Television are coming tomorrow, God Willing, to film our Peace Gardens for a documentary on Fynbos, the birds and insects it attracts to Bonteheuwel and most important, the...read more
Have a look at what our Faith Leader Environmental Advocacy Training (FLEAT) members have been up to this month. Allen Ottaro - CYNESA- FLEAT Regional Group 1: The Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA) hosted the...read more
We hosted our Annual General Meeting at Community House in Cape Town on Tuesday 16th July. Thank you to all who came and joined us. Special thanks to Sinegugu Zukulu our keynote speaker who came and inspired us about our place in the world and connection to the land,...read more
MEDIA RELEASE 12 JULY 2019 MANTASHE SHOWS HIS HAND AS SA GOVERNMENT BACKSLIDES ON ITS ENERGY PLANS In his budget speech on Thursday, Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe made it clear that he and his department are out of touch and wilfully unaware...read more