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New Glass-Drilling Class at CRP!

Qais came to Jordan from Iraq about three years to escape Daesh, the so-called Islamic State. Before he left Baghdad, he was working in the electronics industry, repairing electrical appliances and welding. Since arriving in...

Extra Food Vouchers Distributed at CRP

“I have some financial support from my family in Iraq, but I need to spend most of it on medical treatment. The extra food-voucher distribution allows me to save this money, and still buy some...

Overcoming Adversity at CRP

Hadeel fled Iraq in 2015 after the invasion of Mosul’s region by Daesh (also known as ISIS). She is from one of the villages of the Nineveh Plain in Northern Iraq that was occupied and...

Coping with Traumatic Experiences Through Mind-Body Medicine

Shatha is an Iraqi refugee and member of a minority religious group who fled to Syria in 2010, then to Jordan in 2016. “My family and I have seen everything during those years,” she says....

Building Hope (Workshop) Together

Reem has been with Hope Workshop since the beginning. Though she lives far enough away that she has to take a taxi to get to CRP, she never misses a meeting. “I love the place....

How We Create Long-Standing Friendships at CRP

At CRP, we aim to bring the diversity of children found in refugee communities together. We give the kids various activities and organized events that will teach them to love and respect each other, themselves,...

Teen Education at CRP: Good for the Whole Community

Whether in school or out of school, refugee or Jordanian citizen, the first thing that draws teens to CRP is the promise of English and computer classes. Refugee teens are often shy when they first come,...

Refugees Build Hope Through New Technological Skills

Most refugees can’t legally work in Jordan. This leads to huge economic instability and compounds the stress they already carry with them from fleeing their home countries. At CRP, we try to break down these...

PopSockets Partners with CRP!

PopSockets, the company that makes stylish and useful grips for smartphones, recently approached us with a new idea. They wanted to create PopSockets for CRP, with half of the proceeds going right to our food-voucher...

Staff Trip to Jerash and Ajloun

CRP organized a staff outing to Jerash and Ajloun, for both our foreign and community staff. After a long and harsh winter, and in preparation for the spring (when we’ll fundraise, implement new programs, and...