Bitsa Bikes receives international grant to continue good work

Paul Duschka and Mt Lawley MLA Simon Millman.
Paul Duschka and Mt Lawley MLA Simon Millman.

BITSA Bikes recently received an international grant.

The Perth not-for-profit organisation run by Yokine’s Paul Duschka recycles unwanted, abandoned or donated bike parts then donates the finished bikes to the needy.

Mr Duschka, a wood and metalwork teacher, saw a need for more bikes when he noticed an influx of homeless people in Perth.

Bitsa Bikes was one of 10 organisations to receive the grant in USA-based Park Tool’s third annual Community Tool Grants.

The grant includes one tool kit, two portable repair stands and a book of bicycle repairs worth more than $1400.

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