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.
There are unique talents in everybody, and every so often we get the chance to help foster this talent. Worood, whose name means 'roses' in Arabic, is a budding Iraqi artist.
International Women’s Day is March 8th! IWD is a day set apart to celebrate the achievements of women worldwide and call for further change.
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 Hope Workshop brings refugee women together to design and market hand-made crafts in local bazaars throughout Amman. Meet two of its members.
Before working at CRP, Karam worked with a nonprofit called the Middle East Children’s Institute. She was an educational specialist for Syrian refugees working with school-aged children up 12 years old.
Over the course of the computer class, Mr. Ivin’s patience, encouragement, and simple program illustrations have provided Haneen with new-found confidence.
Many refugees who arrive at CRP bring considerable emotional baggage with them. They are eager to put the turmoil of their home countries behind them and begin new chapters at CRP.
Meet the two young professionals who will be running CRP's new downtown center focused on supporting the Sudanese, Somali and Yemeni communities.
We have just started two brand new Girl Scouts troops for our refugee community in partnership with Weekday Rx. There are two troops, one for girls ages 9 -10 and a second for girls ages 11-13.