HEKS/EPER makes a difference
HEKS Linguadukt – Intercultural Interpreter Services
Linguadukt serves as a language bridge between foreign-language speaking people and qualified staff from the health, social and education sectors to surmount language and cultural barriers and to elevate participation chances of migrants in general and to also lower costs (e.g. in the health sector).
Small gifts which make a big difference
Millions of people are fleeing Islamic State (IS). HEKS/EPER supports internally displaced people and host families in Northern Iraq with food and «cash for work».
Slovakia Country Programme
Reformed Church promotes inclusion for the Roma
HEKS/EPER supports Reformed Church parishes in Slovakia in developing projects designed to educate and help Roma children and young people shape their lives.
Help for Syrian refugees and host families
There is great hardship in the refugee camps in Lebanon. HEKS/EPER is providing five million francs in emergency aid for Syrian refugees and host families.
Eastern Europe Regional Programme
Promoting inclusion for the Roma
Taking a holistic programme approach, HEKS/EPER fosters the social inclusion of the Roma population in Hungary, Kosovo, Romania and Serbia.
A strong civil society for peace
In a region where life is marked by long-standing conflicts, HEKS/EPER is striving to promote peace based on justice and respect for human rights.
Hungary Country Programme
The Reformed Church advocates for the disadvantaged
HEKS/EPER supports the Reformed Church in Hungary in developing projects for Roma children and young people and in its work for the inclusion of otherwise abled people.
Bangladesh Country Programme
Combatting poverty – empowering minorities
Millions of people live in extreme poverty in Bangladesh. HEKS/EPER supports the social and economic integration of marginalized minorities.
Rural development and empowerment of civil society
HEKS/EPER supports rural communities in improving food security and incomes, and in the building of a strong civil society.
A better life for the people of North Kivu
Poverty and violence are widespread in the DRC. HEKS/EPER is enhancing the social and economic conditions of rural communities in North Kivu Province.
HEKS/EPER is improving the food security and incomes of marginalized populations in the four southern States of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka.
Cambodia Country Programme
Food security and autonomy
In Cambodia, HEKS/EPER supports rural community development projects being run by local partner organizations.
Colombia Country Programme
Rural development and peacebuilding
In Colombia, HEKS/EPER is contributing to a more just and peaceful society and to improving the livelihoods of internally displaced families and rural communities.
Republic of Moldova Country Programme
Strengthening of rural communities
HEKS/EPER is improving the social and economic situation of the rural population in the Republic of Moldova. Beneficiaries are farms, older people and communities.
Senegal Country Programme
Livelihoods for small farmers and cattle rearers
HEKS/EPER supports people in Senegal in securing access to land, in sustainably managing natural resources and in tapping new sources of income.
Zimbabwe Country Programme
Food security and peacebuilding
HEKS/EPER is improving the living conditions of people in Zimbabwe's Matebeleland South Province through rural community development and peacebuilding projects.
Czech Republic Country Programme
Buttressing the Evangelical Church and its welfare and socia
HEKS/EPER supports the Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren in its work with children and adolescents, in community building and in supporting and caring for marginalized people.
Stable livelihoods for farmers and cattle rearers
HEKS/EPER supports the rural population in the Tahoua and Maradi regions in building up profitable and sustainable agricultural production and in livestock farming.
Romania Country Programme
Vibrant and socially responsible church
In Romania HEKS/EPER supports social and economic inclusion for elderly and care-dependent persons, victims of domestic violence and the Roma population.