Hope Workshop – Meet a Member: Ikhlas

Over the summer, we collaborated with the Advocacy Project to have the women create beautiful embroidered squares that depict their lives, which were then put together to produce quilts for sale and exhibition in the United States. 

The Benefits of Dominoes Night

Weekly domino night at CRP has become increasingly popular as more of the neighboring community learns about the opportunity to get out of their homes and chat with friends.

Quilt Distribution Held at After School Club

Thanks in part to the warm generosity of our donors, the children who attend our After School Club now have beautiful homemade quilts they can call their own to keep them warm through the cold winter nights.

The Joy of Skating

Skateboarding may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Jordan, but it certainly is one of the activities that has proved most popular among CRP's teen group.

Struggling to Access Health Care as a Refugee

Many of CRP’s beneficiaries have chronic health concerns, from psychological trauma to diabetes to different forms of cancer. Besides chronic conditions, refugees experience the full range of health needs that any of us face.

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.

Keystone: Nurturing the Wellbeing of Refugee Men

Keystone’s atmosphere is cheerful and fulfilling, raising the men’s self-esteem and also expanding their awareness about many topics—which helps them acclimate to the difficult nature of being a refugee.

The Relationship Between Art and Peace

Calligraphy is an ancient art form with a lot of tradition in the Middle East and beyond. Read how CRP's recently implemented Calligraphy program helps beneficiaries to calm down, express themselves creatively and learn a valuable new skill all at the same time. . .

Healthy Meals, Healthy Minds

After-School Club is one of the most popular programs at CRP, giving kids the opportunity to learn new skills and make friends, through a variety of fun and educational activities. After the kids have spent...

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...