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.

What Staff are Doing Over Eid Break

Eid al-Adha marks the beginning of the new year and is the most important holiday in Islam. During the holiday, CRP will be closed. This gives our Muslim staff members time to observe the holiday, and everyone (regardless of religion) gets a much-needed rest!

Learning to Dance

Cynthia Van Kleeck is only in Jordan briefly, but the New York-based dancer and social worker decided to make the most of her time in Amman by offering a dance workshop at CRP.

Why We Change Everyone’s Names

At CRP, we’re committed to protecting the dignity and privacy of our beneficiaries. To do this, we always change their names when we bring you their stories.

How to Stretch a Food Voucher

On Monday, July 3rd we accompanied one of our beneficiaries, Sameer, as he used his food voucher to go shopping for himself and his family. Because refugees in Jordan are not allowed to work, Sameer faces food insecurity and has to mainly rely on CRP’s monthly food vouchers.

Learning to Seize The Moment – Nawal

Meet Nawal.  Nawal joined Hope Workshop over 3 years ago. She has grown along with the workshop. “It taught me how to feel powerful, how to talk to people and grow my social skills. I’ve learnt...

Popular Daycare Center Allows Parents to Attend Classes

CRP has recently opened a daycare center for children between 9 months to 6 years old. It offers a wide range of services for children to play and learn, so that their parents can attend programs at our community center.

New App Revamps Back-to-School Registration at CRP

Each year, we assist hundreds of families in sending their children back to school. Back-to-School vouchers provide children with necessary school supplies like backpacks, uniforms, and textbooks, all of which are often financially inaccessible to refugee families.

How Refugees Prepare to Celebrate Eid

Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan and the beginning of Shawal, the tenth month of the Islamic calendar. This year, Eid al-Fitr in Jordan will last from Wednesday, June 13, to Saturday, June 16.

The Long, Arduous Process of a Refugee Resettlement Application

Adnan is one thousands of refugees in Amman who are patiently waiting to find out whether his UNHCR refugee application will be accepted. If so, he will hopefully be able to travel to the United States.