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. 

Three Reasons You Should Give to CRP

1. Because any amount you give, no matter how small, will make a difference. CRP serves the most destitute refugees, those who have no other recourse. A house visit by someone from our organization is seen...

International Pen Pals!

CRP has started a pen pal program between children in our community in East Amman and American students in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (USA).

Help a Child Attend School This Fall

The UN estimates that over half of Syrian refugee children are not enrolled in school. Thousands of Iraqi children also stay home every day.

Collective Offers Hope and Skills to Urban Refugees in Jordan

Celebrating the industry of refugees on World Refugee Day By Allyson Hawkins, 2016 Peace Fellow Amman, Jordan: Samira, from Syria, is one of roughly 4 million refugees who have sought safety in Jordan from some of the world’s...

Be a Hero: Munah’s Story

Munah is one of the many everyday heroes in our community, who impresses us everyday with her commitment to the community, her family, and to her own personal growth and development.

Working Through Trauma with Art Therapy

On Sundays, women from our community gather at CRP for an hour and practice art. Sara, the volunteer art instructor, plays Fairouz and brings treats.

Staff Training!

Just like team-building and staff-training sessions you might find in any office in America, our recent Arabic-language-staff training started with an ice breaker: two truths and a lie.

Nada’s Story: From Zaatari to Amman

Nada’s journey from Syria to CRP is harrowing, but not unordinary for someone displaced by the Syrian Civil War.

415 Refugee Children Receive Coats and Clothes Today

It was really hopping at the CRP center today as we distributed many, many bags of coats, clothes and toys to refugee children aged 1-16.