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Building Brotherhood at the Barbershop

Barbershop helps community members fill their days while waiting for possible resettlement. Learning new skills allows the men to feel as though they are not wasting their time and could potentially lead to a source...

Healing after Heartache: Male Refugees Help One Another Recover From The Wounds of War

One of our most unique programs is Diwaniya, a support group for men that meets once a week. CRP is one of only a few NGOs in Jordan that provide psychological support specifically geared toward adult male refugees,...

Building Back Confidence One Step at a Time: Women’s Empowerment Program Teaches Self-Love

No topic is off limits during our Women’s Empowerment classes. Stereotypes, sex, domestic violence, trauma, self-care, problem-solving, emotional maturity, anger managment---they talk about it all. Each class is led by a facilitator, called a trainer, who...

Holiday Recipes from the CRP Community – Special Iraqi Cake

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...

A Space of Their Own: Women Find Solace at Hope Workshop

A refugee’s sense of self-worth can sometimes diminish after years of being unable to work or support themselves. But Hope Workshop offers women the opportunity to regain some independence and bring in a little income...

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...