Reem has been with Hope Workshop since the beginning. Though she lives far enough away that she has to take a taxi to get to CRP, she never misses a meeting.
At CRP, we give children various activities and organized events that will teach them to love and respect each other, themselves, their families, and the people that surround them.
Whether in school or out of school, refugee or Jordanian citizen, the first thing that draws teens to CRP is the promise of English and computer classes.
Professional classes, such as the new cellphone repairing class, aim to teach refugees important skills that they can replicate outside of CRP, enabling them to build their home-based businesses so that they can and make a living out of it.
CRP has partnered with PopSockets to design an exclusive grip. Half of the proceeds from these PopSockets will be go straight to our food-voucher program.
CRP organized a staff outing to Jerash and Ajloun, for both our foreign and community staff. This time off was valuable for everyone to clear their minds and experience an environment that’s different from the demanding work of CRP.
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.
Every year Claire, a professional yoga instructor from Ireland, comes to CRP to help train instructors in trauma-sensitive yoga and hold classes and give guidance to participants.
CRP has added a Zumba class to its programming! Led by a professional fitness trainer, Zumba is a latin music-based, dance-aerobics routine. The class has quickly become a popular program among women of all ages at CRP.
On March 4, the Ministry of Interior and the UN Refugee Agency launched a new campaign to formalize the status of Syrian refugees living informally in Jordan’s urban areas.