News from the Bicycle Workshop


On Thursday, the Kurdish boy Bengin came to visit us. I gave him a new bicycle and helped him to remedy all its defects: The dynamo machine didn’t work, the front brake squeaked, the tires were old and brittle and on top of everything Bengin had no bike lock. After a long day – we got everything done. Together, we made it!


The back light was irreparable. We made a new appointment to fix it. And before he left on his repaired bicycle, Bengin told me that he plans to repair another bicycle – for his uncle…