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 – 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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Blythswood Update – August 4th 2021

Balazs and 13 volunteers have now returned from their educational project in Kenya but we will not have an update of work at the Daniel Centre or Talita Kum until Balazs returns to his office in mid-August.

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Blythswood Update – July 15th 2021

Balazs and 13 volunteers are currently in Kenya for an educational project with the blessing of the Hungarian government for the month of July, so there will be no update for the Daniel Centre or Talita Kum until the beginning of August.

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Blythswood Update – July 1st 2021

Daniel Centre Balazs and 13 volunteers for the Kenya project have set off from Budapest with the blessing of the Hungarian government on June 28th for a month, so there will be no update for the Daniel Centre or Talita Kum for the month of July.

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Blythswood Update – June 17th 2021

Daniel Centre A builder has been found for the new storage centre and the parking lot and the work was due to begin on Monday 15th June. The training sessions for 13 successful candidates for the Kenya project are now complete and the party is ready to set off from Budapest with the blessing of […]

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Blythswood Update – June 2nd 2021

Daniel Centre Cipri’s health is not good, compounded by high blood pressure, but also by a good measure of drama.   Ioan has lost his job, comes home drunk and aggressive and is likely to have his probation ended next month. The demolition work on the depot has now been completed and all the rubble has […]

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Blythswood Update – May 19th 2021

Daniel Centre Cipri may now need a pacemaker for his heart.  Ioan has found work pushing trolleys at a local supermarket. The Centre has an ongoing task of monitoring and assessing their performance with the young residents and most of the load falls on their resident social worker Danny.  It is unlikely that the other […]

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Blythswood Update – May 5th 2021

Daniel Centre André and Gaby are working well, Cipri is still having his ups-and-downs.  New resident Damian is working now and in good form, having acquired a puppy for himself – a mixed blessing for the other residents. All of the residents have had their first vaccination, and most of them their second.  Alex the […]

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