LATEST ARTICLES

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...

CRP’s Leaders Fight Gender-Based Violence

“Gender-based violence” (GBV) and “violence against women” are terms often used interchangeably, defining gender-based violence inflicted by men on women and girls. In the past, it has often been viewed as a women’s issue, while men...

Healing Through Yoga – CRP’s Special Approach

Every Wednesday CRP holds men’s and women’s yoga classes. Last week’s classes were extra special. Claire was back!                   Every year Claire (pictured below), a professional yoga instructor from Ireland, comes to CRP to help train instructors...

CRP’s Women Get Moving First Thing Sunday Morning!

Our Zumba fitness class is a popular program among women of all ages at CRP.                 Program-instructor Kristin is a professional fitness trainer with a passion for volunteering in the refugee community in Amman. When she first...

Rectification of Status: Fighting Uncertainty with CRP

On March 4, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) launched a new campaign to formalize the status of Syrian refugees living informally in Jordan’s urban areas. The campaign, intended to run...

How your community can help our community

Since CRP’s foundation in 2006, our scope of work has been consistently growing in size and significance. The high number of Syrian refugees to relocate in Amman since 2011 means that new refugees continue to...

MEET EMAD, CRP’s YOUTH PROGRAM COORDINATOR

In 2012, Emad fled from Homs in Syria, as the civil war broke out. Today, he coordinates CRP’s youth programming in Amman. He and his family came to find a safe haven in Jordan, and an...