HEKS/EPER makes a difference
Humanitarian Aid in Bangladesh
Adressing the needs of Rohingya and the Host Community
HEKS helps in times of need. Worldwide and in Switzerland
Beirut in ruins - HEKS/EPER provides emergency aid
Promoting local development
HEKS/EPER supports rural community initiatives in Grand'Anse to promote rural development, improved income, food security, access to services and community governance.
Project Northwestern Switzerland
HEKS/EPER Linguadukt – intercultural interpreting service
HEKS/EPER Linguadukt supplies intercultural interpreters in about seventy languages, thereby enabling foreign-language speakers and specialists from the health, social and educational sectors to communicate with one another.
Myanmar – a country in turmoil
On 1 February, the military seized power in Myanmar. De facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi was placed under house arrest and a one-year state of emergency declared. What is it that is taking place in the country that has only experienced tentative reforms since 2011? And how is the current crisis affecting the poorest, who are the beneficiaries of HEKS/EPER projects?
Small gifts which make a big difference
Country Programme Myanmar
The country programme deploys innovative solutions in an effort sustainably to enhance incomes, food security and social integration for marginalised and displaced people in rural parts of Myanmar.
Political situation in Ethiopia
In November 2020 the Ethiopian National Defence Force (ENDF) launched an offensive in Tigray against Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). Besides, violence in Ethiopia has steadily increased in recent months. As a direct result, thousands of people have been killed and millions displaced. On the whole, HEKS/EPER projects in the country have so far not been directly affected, but the situation in Ethiopia remains very volatile.
Great effort in times of Corona
Haiti is considered the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. HEKS/EPER is doing everything it can to ensure that the people in the Grand'Anse region can protect themselves from the virus.
Conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Emergency aid for families in areas difficult to access
Humanitarian aid Venezuela
Soup kitchens and food for the poorest
Displacement crisis in Iraq
Assistance to displaced persons and returnees in Iraq
Refugee tragedy in the Middle East
Emergency aid for refugees and internally displaced persons
«HEKS/EPER MosaiQ» advises and accompanies qualified migrants in obtaining recognition of their foreign diplomas so that they can bring their professional potential to the Swiss job market.
«HEKS-Visit» offers welfare recipients a regular, but unpaid part-time employment within social welfare.