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Why can’t refugees work in Jordan?

What follows is another comprehensive look at the CRP community through the lens of the new season of the Collateral Repair Podcast. If you are an auditory learner, click here to listen to Episode 4. If you...

If only we all had trainings like this

Today, I want to share with you a program at CRP that holds a special place in our hearts: 'Leadership in Action'. The program is deeply committed to nurturing individuals, instilling in them the capacity to persistently contribute...

Forgotten refugees in Jordan

There is no question that the Syrian Civil War has created the largest refugee crisis since World War II--with huge consequences for the millions of people displaced from their homes, and for neighboring states like Jordan--which...

My top 8 photos of 2023

As CRP Photographer and Videographer, I have the great privilege of spending time with--and hearing the stories of--our community members and staff. I don't take this for granted. Since I can't take you along on each...

Join me for a tour of Hashemi

What do you know about CRP's neighborhood of Hashemi Shamali in East Amman? We've been showing you little snippets across the months--for example discussing the differences between West Amman and East Amman. The first is characterized by wealth. The...

I don’t think you’ve met Ruba.

I don't think you've met Ruba, an invaluable CRP community member and a testament to the Self-Care Program's impact. The other day, I asked Ruba if we could record a video  about her experience in the program, since she...

Season 2, Episode 1: Collateral Repair Podcast

For the past three months, I've been working to revitalize an old CRP project — the Collateral Repair Podcast. And I'm thrilled to say that after all that hard work, with the help and support of...

Ingenuity and perseverance = success

One of my favorite new things at CRP is a showroom that we recently opened at our community center in Downtown. The first time I wandered in, I found a massive selection of beautiful tote bags,...

The Home Maintenance program at CRP.

Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. -Maria Robinson Stop for a second and look at the picture below. What do you notice? Smiles, hard work, accomplishment, success,...

A summer we’ll never forget

This summer, here at CRP, we welcomed kids from our communities in Hashemi and Downtown for our Unforgettable Summer Camp. Now that the kids are back at school we thought we’d let you know how it...