HEKS champions the cause of a more humane and just world and a life in dignity. Internationally, HEKS/EPER focuses on rural community development, humanitarian aid, and inter-church cooperation. In Switzerland, HEKS/EPER champions the rights and the integration of refugees and socially disadvantaged people.
HEKS/EPER supports rural communities in the departments of Grand'Anse and Petit Goâve in building up high value-added agricultural production chains so as to enable them to meet their basic needs. HEKS/EPER also assists the Haitian Government in implementing development plans and provides emergency relief after natural disasters.