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.
2019 SAFCEI Calendar Featuring photography by local Cape Town/Garden Route artist Andrea Nixon A little piece of useful feel-good reminding us that the increasingly valuable and vulnerable natural beauty in our world is nonetheless ever present, and needs our...read more
MEDIA RELEASE 5 NOVEMBER 2018 SAFCEI’S CAGE-FREE CAMPAIGN – A BIG STEP CLOSER TO ETHICAL EGG FARMING Just two months after the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) launched a campaign aimed at popular restaurant group, Famous Brands...read more
WESTERN CAPE MEMBERSHIP 22 October 2018 Sir / Madam You may well have read the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report that focuses on the differences between a 1.5 and 2 degree global warming future...read more
MEDIA RELEASE 23 OCTOBER 2018 Today in Parliament – As the country braces itself for the National Treasury’s Medium-Term Budget, the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) joins other NGOs, faith leaders and citizens...read more
Press Release 17 October 2018 “Cellphones have become a critical tool to change lives in communities.”This was highlighted by community activists at the launch of the Ubumbano Voice Community Project in Johannesburg today. Bobby Marie of the Bench Marks Foundation...read more
MEDIA RELEASE 17 OCTOBER 2018 SAFCEI TAKES THE IRP TO THE KAROO Today, the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) – the same NGO that partnered with Earthlife Africa Johannesburg to stop the illegal nuclear deal – heads to the Karoo, in a...read more