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Ebtisam and Khaleeda’s Story: Support for Parents

The ways families choose to raise their children varies from one to the next, but what if your family is unconventional? Kids growing up in Jordan might take access to education for granted or expect...

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...

Somali Refugees at CRP

Somali Refugees in Jordan: An Overview Following Somalia’s 1991 civil war, the country has suffered greatly from political instability and violent conflict between opposing factions. In recent years, environmental factors such as flash flooding and drought,...

Fall Activities Have Begun!

Summer is winding down and here at CRP we have started our fall programming! This session is the busiest we have ever had, with our center now open an additional day per week and a packed activity schedule.

Monthly Food Voucher Program Helping More New Families

This past month, we added a number of families to our monthly food voucher program. One of those families is Wasfi and Hiba’s family of five.

From Hurt to Hopeful: Stories of Refugees Whose Lives are Transforming at CRP

Today we are launching our ‪From Hurt to Hope Spring fundraising drive. Throughout these next few weeks, we will be showcasing stories from our community of urban refugees in East Amman.

A Morning with DukeImmerse

Hosting student groups provides CRP with an opportunity to share our organization, our work, and the reality of life for refugees in Jordan. On Thursday, CRP hosted students from DukeImmerse: De-Constructing/Re-Constructing the Refugee Experience.

Ancient Techniques Relieve Stress for Female Refugees

CRP offers an acupressure program to help our beneficiaries cope with stress. Many of the refugees who come to CRP’s activities have been affected by trauma, and all have been affected by loss and by separation from loved ones.

CRP’s Women Get Moving First Thing Sunday Morning!

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.

From Students to Leaders

CRP’s Education Specialist, Karam, developed the Teen Leadership Training Program last year. The course aims to promote teen leadership, provide spaces for teens to act as mentors to younger children, and take responsibility in their community.