New Program Increases Social Cohesion

CRP introduced a new educational program aiming at increasing social cohesion between different social groups in Amman. It brings togeher Jordanians and refugees in order to discuss important social issues.

New Book Explores CRP’s Approach to Ending GBV

Domestic and gender-based violence is a serious problem amongst families in displacement. A new bookchapter by our board president Melinda Wells and consultant Suhail Abualsameed explores root causes and strategies CRP is persuing to help our community fight against it.

Dima, Teen Program Coordinator

Meet Dima, our new staff member in charge of CRP's teen programmes. She will work on two new projects: supporting teens who dropped out of school and bringing together youth from different refugee groups in Amman.

Thank You, American Community School!

Kids love to run around, play, and do sports. Since there are no adequate facilities around Hashemi Shamali, CRP partnered up with the American Community School and Blossom Hill to create a regular sports program at the ACS facilities . . .

Huda & Waseem: Faces of CRP’s New Center

Meet the two young professionals who will be running CRP's new downtown center focused on supporting the Sudanese, Somali and Yemeni communities.

What Is Muraja’at?

“I come here every once in a while to update CRP about my situation to see how they could help me,” says Sana'. She comes to update her situation at Muraja'at roughly every six months. CRP...

Meet Eliza and Jessie, Our New MENAR Fellows

In the past, CRP has brought on a new MENAR fellow every year. These are recent graduates who show above-and-beyond initiative. CRP relies on these fellows for a variety of tasks. As CRP has grown,...

I Read Arabic at CRP

Our newest addition to the educational programs at CRP is the I Read Arabic program. The program is based on the mobile application I Read Arabic. At CRP, there are many kids who lack literacy and numeracy...

New Activities at After-School Club

As the new school year kicked off this month, CRP also started a new semester for our very popular After-School Club (ASC). At ASC, kids experience a variety of activities ranging from physical to educational...

How We’aam Smuggled Herself out of Syria

We’aam’s journey from Syria to Amman is turbulent, but it is not unusual for someone fleeing the chaos of the Syrian civil war.