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 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
Join us for the screening of Sisters of the Wilderness at Erin Hall, Rondebosch on 19th March. The screening will be followed by a Q & A session with producer, Ronit Shapiro. Date: 19 March 2019 Time: 6 PM Venue: Erin Hall, 8 Erin Rd, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7700...read more
MEDIA RELEASE 8 FEBRUARY 2019 FAITH-BASED NGO OPTIMISTIC AFTER SONA, BUT ENCOURAGES MORE EMPHASIS ON ECO-SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) today, expressed optimism at President Ramaphosa’s...read more
MEDIA RELEASE 7 FEBRUARY 2019 FRIDAY – COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY MINING STAND TOGETHER TO FIGHT AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS The West Coast Food Sovereignty and Solidarity Forum and the communities of Koekenaap and Lutzville on the West Coast are protesting...read more
After a 9 month moratorium, SAFCEI and the Open Wing Alliance (OWA) are re-launching our global campaign against animal cruelty in Starbucks’ global egg supply chain. We paused the campaign when Starbucks promised to work with its international offices on a...read more