Most people think of Jordan as a warm, parched, desert landscape. But, during the winter, heavy rains trail freezing temperatures, and stone buildings provide little in the way of insulation.
Ameera faces financial barriers in Jordan and can't afford a tree or stockings, but Ameera is determined to celebrate Christmas this year.
No food, no school, no ordinary life. Young Emad and his family were forced to flee Syria in the wake of bombings and destruction. Since coming to Amman, life has not been easy either.
The barbershop serves as more than just a teaching tool. It’s also a place men of the community can gather to have conversations and bond.
Jenan was a normal sixth-grade girl in Syria. One day while in the garden, alone, Jenan’s home was hit by a bomb. She passed out because of the many broken bones in her face and body.
Currently, CRP distributes food vouchers to the Sudanese community. However, the neighborhood is already highly underserved by aid organizations and CRP’s funding is limited.
Over the course of the computer class, Mr. Ivin’s patience, encouragement, and simple program illustrations have provided Haneen with new-found confidence.
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.
The Sudanese have a far more difficult time providing for their families, having to face discrimination and the constant threat of being deported.
Nadia’s journey to CRP has been rough. Facing war and religious persecution, Nadia’s family is one of many who have recently fled Iraq.