Be a Hero: Nadia’s Story

As part of our Be a Hero Campaign, we’re featuring the stories of the everyday heroes in CRP’s community, people who impress us daily with their perseverance, their compassion, and their commitment to their communities....

Meet Adnan

One of newest volunteers, Adnan, joined CRP two months ago after originally taking English classes here with his mother. Back in Iraq, he worked for Doctors Without Borders as a purchase officer, where he facilitated...

Empowering Female Leaders

Next month we will begin the first phase of our women’s empowerment program! Thanks to Dining for Women (DFW), a US-based non-profit giving circle, we will  launch a 2-year project to promote women’s empowerment through...

A Harrowing Journey from Iraq to Jordan

  Today we visited a refugee family who knocked on CRP's door asking for help. This family's story is truly heartbreaking. Abu Amjad and his family fled to Jordan from Iraq in June 2013 after targeted persecution...

Be a Hero: Emad’s Story

As part of our Be a Hero Campaign, we’re featuring the stories of the everyday heroes in CRP’s community, people who impress us daily with their perseverance, their compassion, and their commitment to their communities....

Refugees Prepare for Christmas Far From Homes

Ameera faces financial barriers in Jordan and can't afford a tree or stockings, but Ameera is determined to celebrate Christmas this year.

Summer ESL Classes

Summer ESL Classes At the beginning of August, CRP started back up its own ESL classes for adults in the community. Two levels were offered, one for beginners and one for moderate to advanced learners, in...

Goodbye & Good Luck, Abu Ahmed!

For the past two and a half years, Abu Ahmed’s smile has been contagious around CRP. We have all grown to rely on it. So with that in mind, we are so excited, though, selfishly,...

Blanket, Clothing and Shoes Distribution

We gave out our final winter distribution today to Syrian, Iraqi and Jordanian families. This latest distribution included 65 blankets, 150 pairs of boots and shoes and 80 clothing packets for children. This distribution caps...

Sa’eed and Saleem, Community Builders at CRP

The barbershop serves as more than just a teaching tool. It’s also a place men of the community can gather to have conversations and bond.