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Refugees Share How CRP’s Food Vouchers Help Their Families

Dinner should be a relaxing time for families; a chance to talk and connect while enjoying a good meal together at the end of the day. But for all too many refugees, it’s only a source...

Holiday Recipes from the CRP Community – Sudanese Kahk

This winter, we will be publishing a collection of recipes for holiday desserts. These recipes are all homemade and shared with us by members of the CRP community. Each week we will be posting a...

Hope Workshop Bakes Healthy Snacks for CRP’s Kids

Hope Workshop is a craft collective that allows women to express their creativity while also earning a little extra income for their families. Held in the women-only section of our community center in Hashemi Shamali,...

CRP’s Nutrition Classes Help Refugee Families Lead Healthier Lives

CRP decided to take action after recent studies found high levels of malnutrition among Somali, Sudanese and Yemeni refugees. Last year, we started a nutrition program at our new downtown center in Amman, which primarily...

CRP’s Educational Consultant Named Finalist for International Humanitarian Award

CRP’s educational consultant is a finalist for the AidEx Humanitarian Hero of the Year Award, which celebrates individuals for their remarkable contributions to the humanitarian aid and development community. Beryl, a former teacher, spent decades...

A Board Member’s Call to Action

  Michael remembers feeling helpless the first time he saw images on the news of refugees in ramshackle boats washing ashore in Greece. “I realized I didn’t really even know what was going on with the refugee...

Volunteer English Teachers Share Their Experiences

About 200 students study English at CRP each semester. Classes are taught by a diverse group of volunteers who come from a variety of backgrounds. This week, we asked two current volunteers to share their...

Meet CRP’s New TEFL Coordinator!

CRP has a new TEFL coordinator. Yasmin, a former student and intern, took the helm this week! Read our Q & A to learn more about her path from student to leader. You started out as...

New English Curriculum Designed to Engage Students

Megan wants every student at CRP to love learning English. The TEFL coordinator recognizes that students who enjoy class are more likely to continue their studies, which is why she recently designed a new engaging curriculum. “I’m...

Being a Humanitarian

Local aid workers are on the front line of the world's crises, even if they're frequently overshadowed in the global humanitarian sector. We spoke to three of our staff members to learn about what it’s really...