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Staff Training!

Just like team-building and staff-training sessions you might find in any office in America, our recent Arabic-language-staff training started with an ice breaker: two truths and a lie. Once everyone felt more comfortable, training moved onto...

Khaleeda & Laylah: Why Monthly Donation Is So Important

Khaleeda and Laylah share a taxi to come to CRP. Even pooling their change to pay the driver is difficult. “We registered our names with CRP six months ago, but have never received anything,” Khaleeda explains. The...

The Racism Sudanese Refugees Must Face

“They call me eggplant, and other bad things because of the color of my skin,” Nawal says, fighting back tears. Nawal and her husband fled Darfur in 2014, when their situation there became untenable due to...

We Miss You Aready, Abu Nabil!

Some have called him the Lion of CRP. Some have called him the Heart of CRP. If you’ve been here, if you’ve met him, you know that Abu Nabil has been an instrumental part of...

You Are Awesome!

We're giving you, our supporters, a huge round of applause. Thanks to you, we managed to raise $92,000 during our campaign "One Small Act Can Change a Life." We aimed for $85,000, and came up...

How You Can Reach Refugees Over Skype

We’re thrilled to say that we are about to launch a new eLearning language exchange program over Skype! Thanks in part to a grant, we’re expanding our ESL classes. Everyone knows that the key to learning...

Why We Change Everyone’s Names

At CRP, we’re committed to protecting the dignity and privacy of our beneficiaries. When people are willing to tell their stories, but don’t want their photo taken, we find a photo of our neighborhood or...

Ruba’s New World of Color

Fleeing one’s home country is a traumatic experience. Refugees feel anger, fear, sadness and even shame. They often feel betrayed by the government or even by their own people. During their flight, injury, robbery, and...

Facing Winter as a Refugee in Amman

Most people think of Jordan as a warm, parched, desert landscape. But, during the winter, heavy rains trail freezing temperatures, and stone buildings provide little in the way of insulation. For the most vulnerable, blankets, clothes,...

Refugees Prepare for Christmas Far From Homes

Ameera is determined to celebrate Christmas. She and her children fled sectarian violence in Iraq. Though Jordan is safe, it is also expensive, and life is hard for the refugee family. But Christmas is too...