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A Board Member’s Call to Action

  Michael remembers feeling helpless the first time he saw images on the news of refugees in ramshackle boats washing ashore in Greece. “I realized I didn’t really even know what was going on with the refugee...

Volunteer English Teachers Share Their Experiences

About 200 students study English at CRP each semester. Classes are taught by a diverse group of volunteers who come from a variety of backgrounds. This week, we asked two current volunteers to share their...

Meet CRP’s New TEFL Coordinator!

CRP has a new TEFL coordinator. Yasmin, a former student and intern, took the helm this week! Read our Q & A to learn more about her path from student to leader. Question: You started out...

New English Curriculum Designed to Engage Students

Megan wants every student at CRP to love learning English. The TEFL coordinator recognizes that students who enjoy class are more likely to continue their studies, which is why she recently designed a new engaging curriculum. “I’m...

Being a Humanitarian

Local aid workers are on the front line of the world's crises, even if they're frequently overshadowed in the global humanitarian sector. We spoke to three of our staff members to learn about what it’s really...

All About Nutrition

Sara’s family loves to cook dinner together. “It’s a good time,” she said. “One of us will prepare the salad, and another cooks while someone else prepares the table. It’s our family’s time to talk and...

Meet The Grants Interns

The Grants Team at CRP is responsible for pursuing funding opportunities from larger organizations such as corporations and foundations. The team gathers every Monday afternoon, ready to identify, discuss, and pursue the funding opportunities CRP...

E-Learning Meal Exchange

As part of our nutrition week™ at CRP, we asked some of our E-Learning Language Exchange partners to spill the beans about their favourite foods, recipes, and a typical ‘day-in-the-life’ of meals in their country. We...

Goodbye Salem!

CRP is very sad to be saying goodbye to one of our long-term interns and volunteers, Salem. Salem has dedicated close to 2 years to CRP, working as the Volunteer Coordinator, with the TEFL team,...

From Yemen to Amman – Noor’s Story

Jordan has seen an influx of Yemeni refugees in the past five years due to the recent war in Yemen. In 2016, 5,218 Yemeni nationals made the journey to Jordan - by 2019, this number...