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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. 

Keeping Warm Campaign Raising Emergency Assistance Funds

This winter's weather in Amman has been unprecedented. Brutal snowstorms and icy temperatures have hit the region and refugees are suffering greatly from the effects.

Saturday Activities for Kids and Teens

This past Saturday, CRP hosted a fun program for young children and teenagers in our community. Six teens from our Teen Group led a group of 30 children in a variety of activities.

Summer ESL Classes

At the beginning of August, CRP started back up its own ESL classes for adults in the community. Two levels were offered, one for beginners and one for moderate to advanced learners.

Inshallah: A Final Dispatch

"Inshallah. Probably the singular Arabic word I hear most on a daily basis. Meaning literally, 'if God wills it,' the word serves as both a filler and as a daily reminder of things that are out of our control."

Teaching English at CRP

"Teaching Syrian and Iraqi refugees, my students, was a humbling and incredibly transformative experience. My students were mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, sons, and daughters, with beautiful ideas and dreams."

Hope Workshop’s New Embroidery Program

On World Refugee Day last June, we raised $10,000 to expand our popular women’s craft collective, Hope Workshop. Since meeting our goal with your generous help, we’ve been able to add an embroidery program.

Overcoming Adversity at CRP

Hadeel fled Iraq and came to Amman hoping that she would be able to reconstruct a life, but conditions remain difficult, and recovering from the trauma of displacement is a long, hard process.

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.

CRP’s After-School Club, a Combination of Learning and Having Fun

The After-School Club program is one of the most popular programs at CRP. Kids ages 6-12 enjoy different activities after school, make friendships, and have fun in a safe and productive environment. Activities at ASC...