AN INTRODUCTION TO SOME BLYTHSWOOD CARE PROJECTS AND SOME PROJECTS RUN BY ORGANISATIONS WE WORK WITH.
Young people leaving orphanages often end up living on the streets. The Daniel Centre, near Cluj-Napoca, offers a home to eight boys and helps fill many of the social, emotional and educational gaps in their lives.
Elpis Foundation provides education, social care and Christian mission in the town of Dej and surrounding villages.During the summer, 200 children come daily to a country camp where they enjoy games, music and Christian teaching.
When the schools close at midday, many young children have to fend for themselves. Talita Kum provides a six-hour programme, five days a week for 40 children from some of the poorest households in Jimbolia.
Food Bank Coordinator Lorna Dempster reports that the Highland Food Bank helped 2638 clients during 2008 – nearly a thousand people more than in 2007. The aim of the Food Bank is to provide free emergency food for a three day period.