Atlantic Titans: One Man and His Boat Supporting Refugee Rehabilitation

Adventurer Rob Hamilton is rowing the Atlantic Ocean to raise funds for Jordan-based NGO Collateral Repair Project. When you see a picture of 29-year-old former army-officer-in-training Rob Hamilton, arms crossed with feet planted firmly on...

A Commemoration of Rosemary Nuri

On June 18th, CRP had the great pleasure of celebrating the life of Rosemary Nuri, a former CRP board member and, more importantly, my grandmother. Rosemary saw CRP's potential from the organization's beginnings. Because of her...

Season 2, Episode 1: Collateral Repair Podcast

For the past three months, I've been working to revitalize an old CRP project — the Collateral Repair Podcast. And I'm thrilled to say that after all that hard work, with the help and support of...

What’s the Tawjihi?

For the past month, it has been nearly impossible to get a seat at the Shoman Library in downtown Amman. The library’s usual population of book browsers have been replaced by teens bent over textbooks,...

Ramadan at CRP

Friday, May 26 marked the first day of Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar during which Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset in order to mark the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad.

The Relationship Between Art and Peace

Calligraphy is an ancient art form with a lot of tradition in the Middle East and beyond. Read how CRP's recently implemented Calligraphy program helps beneficiaries to calm down, express themselves creatively and learn a valuable new skill all at the same time. . .

New Glass-Drilling Class at CRP!

Our new glass-drilling class allows refugees to carve decorations and engrave their names on glass pieces. It aims to develop artistic skills while giving the refugees practical, hands-on experience.

Introducing . . . CRP’s SuperGirls!

We are so excited for the start of CRP’s program, SuperGirls! SuperGirls provides a safe place for young, refugee girls to talk and heal from traumatic experiences.

CRP Reaches Sudanese Community

While CRP’s beneficiaries are predominately from Syria and Iraq, there has been a growing Sudanese refugee community here in East Amman in the Ashrafiyyeh and Jofeh neighborhoods.
Tamara and Hiba

Let me tell you a love story.

It is so wonderful to reconnect with people that mean a lot to you in your life, isn’t it? Especially someone you worked with for a long time and found really inspiring. I first met Hiba...