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“Life on Pause” – How Kareem finds purpose while waiting for resettlement

The first thing that sticks out about Kareem is his accent. When meeting the 20-year old at CRP, one is immediately struck by his good English. Where did the Iraqi, who arrived in Jordan three...

Teen Boredom Among Refugees

Many refugee teens are out of school and unable to work legally. This combination means they have many, many hours to fill on their own.

Training Staff to Keep Beneficiaries Safe

Staff training's are an important part of CRP’s work ethic. They are held every couple of months with different topics including culture and education. A good way to address the whole of CRP’s staff all...

A Faster Approach to Assessing Need

Read how a self-programmed app, developed with guidance from our partners at the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), helps us assess refugees' nutritional needs. . .

New Interns at CRP

We have a bunch of new interns in the office. Coming from Jordan, the US and Europe they are all here to support, learn and experience CRP – read more about their backgrounds and motivations in the post.

New Program Increases Social Cohesion

CRP introduced a new educational program aiming at increasing social cohesion between different social groups in Amman. It brings togeher Jordanians and refugees in order to discuss important social issues.

New Book Explores CRP’s Approach to Ending GBV

Domestic and gender-based violence is a serious problem amongst families in displacement. A new bookchapter by our board president Melinda Wells and consultant Suhail Abualsameed explores root causes and strategies CRP is persuing to help our community fight against it.

Dima, Teen Program Coordinator

Meet Dima, our new staff member in charge of CRP's teen programmes. She will work on two new projects: supporting teens who dropped out of school and bringing together youth from different refugee groups in Amman.

Thank You, American Community School!

Kids love to run around, play, and do sports. Since there are no adequate facilities around Hashemi Shamali, CRP partnered up with the American Community School and Blossom Hill to create a regular sports program at the ACS facilities . . .

Huda & Waseem: Faces of CRP’s New Center

Meet the two young professionals who will be running CRP's new downtown center focused on supporting the Sudanese, Somali and Yemeni communities.