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Welcome to CRP, Assem and Alaa

The number of refugee kids dropping out of school in Jordan has grown due to a decrease in funds for NGOs. This comes in addition to an increase in the overall refugee population: Yemeni, Sudanese,...

Teens Go Old School with Film Photography

“I love taking pictures, usually I use my phone but this is so different and much more fun because there are so many options and so many different things to think about while taking pictures,”...

The Feedback from Parents

With the increasing number of kids’ programs we have at CRP, we decided that it is necessary to include parents in the educational process. For the past year, CRP has been holding monthly parents awareness sessions...

“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.