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Empowering Refugees to Cope with Strict Lock-down in Jordan

Love Life, Love Learning - the Mantra of Every Refugee at CRP “We spend hours reminiscing about good old days in Syria,” said Essam, describing his family’s day-to-day routine during the COVID-19 outbreak. Fueled by hopes...

Iraqi Displaced Woman Finds Comfort in Art

Noor is an ambitious young lady who’s been a great participant in so many programs which CRP offers, such as Painting, English, Calligraphy, Wood Carving, and Glass Engraving. “Painting Class is my favorite! It has been...

CRP Donor Urges Others to Show Compassion for Refugees: “They are our neighbors”

Every donor is very important to us. Your kindness and generosity means the world to us. We want to thank you for your constant support because we really wouldn’t be able to do what we...

In Her Words: A Board Member Shares Why She Got Involved with CRP

My name is Allison Monroe, and I am a member of CRP’s Board of Directors. I would like to take a minute to share my story of how I became involved with CRP and all...

Supergirls Bond While Learning Life Skills

Supergirls is a leadership program at CRP for girls ages 6 to 12. It provides girls with a friendly space to talk about their emotions and teaches them techniques, like yoga and meditation, to deal with...

Building Brotherhood at the Barbershop

Barbershop helps community members fill their days while waiting for possible resettlement. Learning new skills allows the men to feel as though they are not wasting their time and could potentially lead to a source...

Healing after Heartache: Male Refugees Help One Another Recover From The Wounds of War

One of our most unique programs is Diwaniya, a support group for men that meets once a week. CRP is one of only a few NGOs in Jordan that provide psychological support specifically geared toward adult male refugees,...

Building Back Confidence One Step at a Time: Women’s Empowerment Program Teaches Self-Love

No topic is off limits during our Women’s Empowerment classes. Stereotypes, sex, domestic violence, trauma, self-care, problem-solving, emotional maturity, anger managment---they talk about it all. Each class is led by a facilitator, called a trainer, who...

Holiday Recipes from the CRP Community – Special Iraqi Cake

This winter, we will be publishing a collection of recipes for holiday desserts. These recipes are all homemade and shared with us by members of the CRP community. Each week we will be posting a...

A Space of Their Own: Women Find Solace at Hope Workshop

A refugee’s sense of self-worth can sometimes diminish after years of being unable to work or support themselves. But Hope Workshop offers women the opportunity to regain some independence and bring in a little income...