Hope Workshop – Meet a Member: Ikhlas

The Hope Workshop at Collateral Repair Project (CRP) is a women’s craft cooperative that brings refugee women together to design and market hand-made crafts in local bazaars throughout Amman. Most of the women are refugees...

Memory and Art: Hope Workshop Members Document Past Experience through Embroidery

Today the Hope Workshop met to share designs and discuss next steps for their advocacy quilting project! The advocacy quilts will be produced in collaboration with The Advocacy Project, and aim to share the personal experiences...

Be a Hero: Nadia’s Story

As part of our Be a Hero Campaign, we’re featuring the stories of the everyday heroes in CRP’s community, people who impress us daily with their perseverance, their compassion, and their commitment to their communities....

Men’s Group: Like Family in a Strange, New Place

Paintings by beneficiaries hang on the walls of CRP’s second story room. Inside, traffic horns barely filter in through the windows, and a dozen or so plastic chairs sit, arranged in a circle, waiting for...

How Your Community Can Help Our Community

By bringing your family and friends together to raise money and awareness about CRP’s work, there are many ways to fundraise. Hosting an event is an easy way to help us.

Empowering Female Leaders

Next month we will begin the first phase of our women’s empowerment program! Thanks to Dining for Women (DFW), a US-based non-profit giving circle, we will  launch a 2-year project to promote women’s empowerment through...

Hope Workshop: Meet a Member – Fakhriaya

The Hope Workshop at Collateral Repair Project (CRP) is a women’s craft cooperative that brings refugee women together to design and market hand-made crafts in local bazaars throughout Amman. Most of the women are refugees...

Raise Money for Hope Workshop This World Refugee Day

In honor of World Refugee Day today, June 20th, we are partnering with the Advocacy Project and Global Giving to raise money for the Women’s Hope Workshop. Today only, GlobalGiving will fully match your donation (no...

How to Help Refugees in Jordan

According to the Jordanian Government, Jordan is host to more than one million refugees, including Syrian refugees, Iraqi refugees, Sudanese refugees, and others. Of these, only 17% of Syrian refugees live in camps. The vast...

Coping with Traumatic Experiences Through Mind-Body Medicine

CRP’s class on the mind and body has been a success, giving refugees a base upon which they can talk and heal from their traumas. Calming their mind, relaxing their body, the class had been an important asset for its members.