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
HEKS provides emergency aid for displaced people in Syria
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Stable livelihoods for farmers and cattle rearers
HEKS/EPER supports the rural population in the Maradi and Zinder regions in building up profitable and sustainable agricultural production and in livestock farming.
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.
Cambodia Country Programme
Food security and autonomy
In Cambodia, HEKS/EPER supports rural community development projects being run by local partner organizations.
Promoting local development
HEKS/EPER assists rural communities in building up agricultural production chains so as to enable them to meet their basic needs with the additional income.
Honduras Country Programme
Strengthening self-determination and autonomy
In southern Honduras, HEKS/EPER supports projects for the development of rural communities, the protection and defence of human rights, as well as disaster preparedness programmes.
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.
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.
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.
HEKS/EPER helps internally displaced persons & local people
Together with its partner organizations REACH and «Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe», HEKS/EPER is supporting displaced people and local Kurdish smallholder families in improving their food security.
Project Basel-Stadt and Baselland
The AKEP project supports Turkish families in the Basel region. It revolves around integrative language classes and cultural education for children of Turkish origin.
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.