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.
Join us on the 16th of July in Cape Town for our Annual General Meeting (AGM), with a keynote address by Xolobeni (Amadiba) community activist, Sinegugu Zukulu. RSVP here by Friday 25 June 2019. Invite your friends, family, congregation and colleagues - everyone is...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
MEDIA RELEASE 29 APRIL 2019 SOUTH AFRICANS NEED AN ENVIRO-CONSCIOUS GOVERNMENT Last Thursday, a coalition of environmental and social justice groups and members of the public interrogated political parties – represented by Faiez Jacobs (ANC); Farouk Cassim...read more
Today marks 2 years since SAFCEI and Earthlife Africa Johannesburg won their court case against the South African Government's secret trillion rand nuclear energy deal with Russia that would have bankrupted the country. Litigation began in October 2015, alongside an...read more