Over the past few weeks CRP has been visited by group of musicians working in collaboration with B Major, a local music organization in Jordan.
Abu Qais is a longtime volunteer at CRP. Abu Qais worked as a lawyer in Syria until 2013, when his ten-year-old daughter, Munah, was badly injured in an attack on their home.
Thanks to a generous grant from the Advent Lutheran Fund, we have just finished installing six new computers and one large television in our Community and Family Resource Center.
Nawal feels like she can’t go out without becoming a victim of racism. People hurl racist epithets at her as she walks down the street.
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.
Every December marks the beginning of our end-of-year Campaign. This year, our aim is to raise $85,000 and add 40 new Partners in Repair (our monthly donors).
Ameera faces financial barriers in Jordan and can't afford a tree or stockings, but Ameera is determined to celebrate Christmas this year.
We first developed our GBV course after hearing that many men in the community felt depressed or angry due to their inability to legally work in Jordan and unstable financial situation. This was leading to more fighting at home.
Last week CRP families got together at the community center for a community dinner. Many of the families that CRP works with, including Syrians, Iraqis, and Jordanians came together to eat and socialize.
With the situation becoming more precarious by the day, families from Iraq and Syria are fleeing in droves to neighboring Jordan in search of safety and security.