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 18 SEPTEMBER 2018 "FAMOUS BRANDS, UNCAGE YOUR EGGS!" In an effort to eradicate inhumane battery cage farms for hens, the Southern African Faith Communities' Environment Institute (SAFCEI) – a multi-faith environmental NGO – has launched a public campaign...read more
On 8 September a Climate Rise Mini-Summit was jointly hosted by SAFCEI, 350.org, and WESSA. A diverse group of 170 stakeholders including environmental activists, members from faith community, youth, government and community based activists attended the event. Climate...read more
Please sign and share this petition to tell Famous Brands that you will not be purchasing any of its products until it stops supporting this heinous animal abuse.
Watch the video below and learn why an increasing number of food companies and consumers are switching to cage-free eggs. Wimpy SA MUGG & BEAN SA why don't you follow other leading local and international food chains and do the right thing. #CAGEFREE #ANIMALJUSTICE...read more
Rise for Climate Action Cape Town How are we stepping up to the challenge? Saturday 8 September, 10h00 – 13h00 On 8 September, we’ll be having a conversation with dynamic climate leadership from local government, business, the media, education, youth, civil society...read more
August is Women’s month and we’re celebrating women who are leading the search for justice in our country. You are invited to SAFCEI’s first multi-faith women’s assembly on the 24th of August (10am at the Muizenberg Civic Centre) where we will all share and learn as...read more
The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) congratulates our own Liz McDaid, and Makoma Lekalakala of Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA JHB), on their Goldman Environmental Prize this Earth Day week. Liz and Makoma have been recognised for...read more