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).
HEKS provides emergency aid for displaced people in Syria
Small gifts which make a big difference
HEKS KICK is a project for job seeking youths (16 to 20 years of age) and young adults (up to 25 years of age) from the regions of Oberaargau and Emmental.
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.
«HEKS-Visit» offers welfare recipients a regular, but unpaid part-time employment within social welfare.
As a pilot project for outreach work with parents, «Brückenbauerinnen Gundeli» supports and accompanies migrants with pre-school and school-age children in their role as fathers and mothers.
Project in Baselland und Basel-Stadt
HEKS AltuM – Age and Migration in Basel (both sides)
The HEKS/EPER «AltuM» Project assists older migrants 55 years and over. Through preventive action, it prepares them for potential health problems and difficulties in old age.
Legal Advice Office for Asylum Seekers Aargau
The Legal Aid Office advises asylum seekers and temporarily admitted persons in the Canton of Aargau on matters regarding asylum and the law on foreign nationals.
Legal Advice Office for the Socially Disadvantaged
Lawyers help poverty-stricken as well as undocumented people (Sans-Papiers) in the Canton of Aargau to understand legal issues, and guide them toward possibilities for self-help.
HEKS Wohnen Aargau offers assisted living for the socially disadvantaged.
Legal Advice Office for Asylum Seekers Solothurn
The Legal Advice Office advises asylum seekers and temporarily admitted persons in the Canton of Solothurn on matters regarding asylum and the law on foreign nationals.
Project Basel-Stadt and Baselland
BAS Legal Aid Office for Asylum Seekers
The Legal Aid Office advises asylum seekers and temporarily admitted persons from the Basel region on aspects of the law on asylum and foreign nationals.
Project Aargau and Solothurn
HEKS/EPER New Gardens Aargau/Solothurn
HEKS/EPER New Gardens leases allotment gardens at different locations in the cantons of Aargau and Solothurn and works them together with refugee women.
AltuM – Age and Migration
The HEKS/EPER AltuM Project supports and assists older migrants 55 years and over. Preventive action is taken to prepare them for potential health problems in old age.
Ethiopia Country Programme
Strengthening personal initiative – alleviating poverty
HEKS/EPER supports some 55 000 people in rural Ethiopia in gaining access to drinking water and land and in protecting against drought and flooding.
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.
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.
Project Basel-Stadt and Baselland
The project enables foreign language-speaking parents in the Cantons of Basel-Stadt and Baselland to prepare their children for kindergarten and school.
Project Eastern Switzerland
HEKS/EPER Visit Eastern Switzerland
«HEKS/EPER Visit Eastern Switzerland» places long term unemployed people in meaningful part-time positions, thereby fostering their social inclusion.