Blythswood

Since 1966, Blythswood Care has combined the Christian message with practical help for those in need. Whether through filled shoeboxes at Christmas, relief and development aid or social projects for young and old, Blythswood brings hope to thousands in Europe, Africa and Asia. Blythswood is committed to long-term care projects in Romania, enabling disadvantaged children and young people fulfil their potential. With the support of people like you, Blythswood provides loving care for body and soul.


Blythswood Update – June 29th 2022

Daniel Centre Robi has found work at a nearby supermarket, Ionuz is still inactive, had to be put out for a few days and has returned quite chastened.  Dani too moved out with friends for a few days but has now moved back in. The Ukrainian refugee family in the Daniel Centre apartment are now […]

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Blythswood Update – June 21st 2022

Daniel Centre Robi has successfully found work at the nearby supermarket, but Ionuz is still inactive, had to be put out for a few days and has returned quite chastened.  Dani too moved out with friends for a few days but has now moved back in. The Ukrainian refugee family in the Daniel Centre apartment […]

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Blythswood Update – June 7th 2022

Daniel Centre Luisa came online today to be introduced to me and a couple of the Daniel Centre lads are in phone contact with Alex, Soreen & Ovidio in prison.  They will be able to visit them soon and take in food parcels that Luisa is preparing for them.   The expected new arrival has materialised […]

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Blythswood Update – May 18th 2022

Daniel Centre Development work at the Depot has gone well and is almost ready. Luisa has now contacted Alex, Soreen & Ovidio in prison and is working on getting food parcels to them as prison food is minimal.  Luisa continues to be very effective in getting the lads more co-operative in the Centre which, with […]

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Blythswood Update – May 4th 2022

Daniel Centre Development work continues at the Depot. Luisa is still seeking with contact Alex, Soreen & Ovidio in prison and André, with his own case still under investigation, is now proud to be working at Carrefour.  Cipri is having tensions in his work at H & M. The Ukrainian refugees are still in the […]

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Blythswood Update – April 20th 2022

Daniel Centre Development work is now progressing more quickly at the Depot. Three of the Centre lads – Alex, Soreen & Ovidio –  are now in prison for past crimes, particularly disappointing for the latter two as they had been getting their act together more recently at the Centre with the counsellor, Luisa.  A fourth […]

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Blythswood Update – March 30th 2022

Daniel Centre Development work is progressing slowly at the Depot. One of the lads at the Centre who had joined the Centre in 2021 for only a few days before going to Germany had returned recently to Cluj and asked the Centre to get an ID card for him.  When the Centre manager took him […]

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Blythswood Update – March 16th 2022

Daniel Centre Hungary’s Africa Fair has been interesting but not greatly productive for Blythswood’s Kenyan NGO. Development work still drag on slowly at the Depot. The lads at the Centre should prepare their own food once they have found work, some three of them have not been looking for work and still expecting the Centre […]

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Blythswood Update – March 2nd 2022

Daniel Centre Balazs and the Hungarian volunteer were able to accomplish all that they had set out to do in Kenya – the volunteer helping set up chicken and fish farms, and Balazs getting the building projects underway and counselling the 6 recipients of Hungarian scholarships for further education.  They now await planning permission for […]

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Blythswood Update – February 16th 2022

Daniel Centre Balazs and family have come down with Covid when he was due to leave on 15th for Kenya to start the building programme that they had received funds for from the Hungarian government and also from a Romanian donor.   He was due to have a PCR test on Sunday 13th, get the results […]

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