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How Food Cuts are Affecting our Community

Enormous cuts to the United Nations’ food program for refugees will greatly increase the emergency food assistance CRP will need to provide refugees in the immediate term.

CRP Gets Kids Back to School

This summer, CRP staff has been working tirelessly to gather funds and supplies to enroll more of our community's children in school.

16 Days of Activism Launches

This campaign aims to galvanize support for eradicating gender-based violence in Amman, by not only focusing on remedial strategies but, more importantly, preventative measures.

Celebrating Together at American Community School

Yesterday, 17 members of our teen group at the Collateral Repair Project were invited to the Annual Thanksgiving Potluck at the American Community School (ACS)!

Ramadan Recap

Although we shortened our hours (to 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday-Thursday) through Ramadan, we packed our days with activities at CRP.

Two Men, Two Religions, Two Nationalities, One Community

In CRP’s community center, things like religion, political ideologies, and nationalities are left at the door. And a community is being built by those without one.

Rotary Provides Place for Teens to Gather

Every Saturday, teens gather at CRP to listen to speakers, partake in activities, and sometimes just to hang out. The meetings, sponsored by Rotary International, are designed to encourage creativity and foster friendships.

“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...

Lamia’s Story: Healing by Helping

To help others is significant, and important for Collateral Repair Project. To help urban refugees and needy Jordanians to heal, grow and rebuild their lives is our philosophy as an organization. Five years ago, Lamia,...

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...