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 – January 12th 2022

Daniel Centre Still waiting on news of any Hungarian government grant for the school in Kenya.  Louisa, in her 20s, already having a very positive impact on the residents of the Daniel Centre and forming a very good team with Danny – good interaction with Alix and Daniel in particular. Development at the Depot goes […]

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Blythswood Update – December 15th 2021

Daniel Centre Balazs is back from a very successful trip to Kenya.  Balazs is now applying to the Hungarian government for a significant grant towards the development of the school there.  Louisa, one of the volunteers there, is now full-time at the Daniel Centre as a counsellor.  Development at the Depot goes on, but very […]

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Blythswood Update – December 1st 2021

Daniel Centre No news this month as Balazs is in Kenya for the month of November, working on their Kenya project.  Talita Kum No news this month as Balazs is in Kenya for the month of November, working on their Kenya project.

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Blythswood Update – November 17th 2021

Daniel Centre No news this month as Balazs is in Kenya for the month of November, working on their Kenya project.   

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Blythswood Update – November 3rd 2021

Daniel Centre No news this month as Balazs is in Kenya for the month of November, working on their Kenya project.

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Blythswood Update – October 20th 2021

Daniel Centre Work on the depot continues to progress slowly.  The Romanian Covid situation is now the worst in the world. Balazs leaves for Kenya for a month on October 24th.  Samuel, director of the Kenyan school 8 hours’ drive west of Nairobi, is making progress with physiotherapy.  Balazs will be involved in tree-planting and […]

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Blythswood Update – October 6th 2021

Daniel Centre The new storage centre foundations are now 75% complete with the industrial floor and insulation to complete.  The Covid situation in Romania has worsened into the fourth wave. Balazs is back from a week in Kenya but goes again for a month on October 24th.  Samuel Okomo’s health issue is probably stress-related, having […]

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Blythswood Update – September 15th 2021

Daniel Centre The pouring of the storage centre foundations is slow. Some Kenya project volunteers will leave for time in Kenya at the end of September; Balazs will go for the first week, and then for a month with more volunteers from October 25th.  Samuel Okomo, director of the Kenyan school has been down with […]

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Blythswood Update – September 1st 2021

Daniel Centre The frame of the new storage centre is now in place. The Kenya project has been re-scheduled for the end of September/October. Balazs has been in Serbia as part of the oversight for Blythswood projects there.  Serbian officialdom is much less sympathetic to Blythswood work than Romania generally is. As in the UK, […]

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Blythswood Update – August 18th 2021

The foundations of the new storage centre are now laid but lack of labour has slowed the work considerably with Nepali and Vietnamese workers now recruited. The Kenya project for July had to be cancelled at the last moment because of a lockdown in Kenya. There have been the ongoing departures and returns of Daniel […]

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