Using the structures of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa the AIDS and Healthcare Trust
* develops and implements relevant programmes
* educates, trains and builds capacity
* researches and shares information and mobilises resources
* monitors and evaluates effectiveness
* builds partnerships and networks
* advocates social justice. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
As an organization, the Dutch Reformed Church consists of 10 synods, of which nine are in South Africa. The tenth one is in the neighbouring country of Namibia. The boarders of the synods closely resemble those of the various provinces of South Africa and Namibia. [according to site editor's information]
Website of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa. It is the Anglican province in Southern Africa and includes 25 dioceses in Angola, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Saint Helena, South Africa and Swaziland. The primate is the Archbishop of Cape Town. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Methodist Church of Southern Africa operates in six countries of the sub-continent - Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland. The formal membership totals in excess of 500 000. At the last South African census 2.5 million persons claimed a religious affiliation with the Methodist Church. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Economic Justice Network in Southern Africa is a project of the Fellowship of Christian Councils in Southern Africa (FOCCISA). FOCCISA consists of eleven National Christian Councils: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Its objectives are:
* To increase and develop effective advocacy strategies and interventions on a selected number of priority issues affecting the region through joint conferences, seminars and workshops.
* To undertake relevant research on particular issues of concern to the EJN that can be used in advocacy activities of the National Christian Councils, EJN and partner organisation.
* To facilitate information gathering, dissemination and exchange within EJN and with partner organisations on the key priority areas (debt, trade and food security).
* To encourage economic literacy programmes by the Churches at all levels.
* To liaise with similar networks in Southern Africa and the continent and our International partners to collaborate on issues of global concern. ... [according to site editor's information]
JAEI has been formed to:
* an awareness among Johannesburg Anglican Christians of environmental concerns
* Encourage parish environmental projects
* Develop the concept of the eco-congregation among parishes
* Network widely with all groups concerned with sustainable development and environmental issues
* Be a resource to the Christian community in terms of environmental issues
* Encourage environmental education
* Develop position papers on major environmental issues to serve as guidelines for theological reflection and diocesan advocacy ... [according to site editor's information]