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Battling Racism Together

One of the biggest issues that Sudanese and Somali refugees face, as well as any person with a darker complexion living in Jordan, is racism. It’s all-too common throughout the Middle East, including refugee communities. Racism...

The Difference YOU Have Made

We want to thank all of you, our donors, for your generous gifts during our campaign. We were able to raise a substantial amount of money for our beneficiaries, and we will put it to good use in 2019!

Wishing You All the Best, Astonia

We are overcome with both joy and sadness to say goodbye to one of CRP’s family members, Astonia, who has been working at CRP for over two years. Sad because we won’t be able to...

Challenges Elderly Refugees Face in Jordan

“I’m 60, although I don’t look like my age,” laughs Kareem, who came to Jordan in 2011 after having fled the war in Yemen. “But here, when you are over 35, people think that there...

Food Vouchers Are About More than Just Survival

Receiving a food voucher means that a family can feel at ease for some time because they know that they will have enough food to get by. But apart from that, food carries a lot of cultural meaning. Read more about the significance of food vouchers for refugees here. . .

How Refugee Kids Prepare for Christmas

“What I like most about Christmas is going to Church,” says Jamal, who comes from Iraq and takes part in CRP’s After-School Club. “I always like going to Church because I like the singing, it’s...

A Place for Neglected Communities to Heal and Grow

CRP's new downtown center opened recently to provide a safe space for neglected refugee communities. Read more to learn what kind of classes beneficiaries are most excited about!

The Only Place to Meet

Refugees in Amman are often living isolated in their own national and sectarian communities. CRP provides a place where they come together and learn from each other.

Connecting Minds and Bodies to Heal from Trauma

CRP's Mind-Body Medicine program is a way for people to connect with their own emotions, open up about their feelings and heal their trauma. But it doesn't just help the individual participants. Read more to find out how it benefits family, friends and the whole community. . .

Childcare: Crucial for Mothers, Great for Kids

Childcare is not only a space where kids can play, learn and grow. It is also crucial for mothers who need someone to look after their children when they want to engage in the center's activities.