HEKS/EPER makes a difference
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.
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.
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.
HEKS/EPER Partial Wage Canton of Zurich
HEKS/EPER secures meaningful work for long-term unemployed people and assists them in re-entering the job market.
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.
Projects in French-speaking Switzerland
The HEKS/EPER Age and Migration project informs, guides and integrates older people with a migration background in the Canton of Vaud.
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.
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.
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.
Deutsch Intensiv – Français Intensif
«Deutsch intensive - Français Intensif» provides tailor-made language courses for recognized refugees in order to enhance their social and professional integration.
«HEKS-Visit» offers welfare recipients a regular, but unpaid part-time employment within social welfare.
HEKS rollt - HEKS on wheels
«HEKS rollt» (HEKS on wheels) encompasses two types of bicycle projects in various municipalities of the Canton of Zurich, including Wädenswil and Thalwil.
HEKS/EPER AltuM – Age and Migration Zurich
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.
«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/EPER Legal Advice Office for Asylum Seekers Zurich
The HEKS/EPER Legal Advice Office Zurich informs asylum seekers and temporarily admitted persons about the asylum procedure and provides legal advice and assistance.
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.
HEKS Wohnen Aargau offers assisted living for the socially disadvantaged.
Project Olten and Solothurn
HEKS/EPER Triangle SO is a three-pronged job integration programme for unemployed persons in the Canton of Solothurn.
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.