On weekends it settles in the Belgrano de Pergamino park.  (Photo: TN and People).

Juan Ignacio He is 8 years old and lives in Pergamino. She is in third grade and loves to read. He is very close to his grandmother Cristina, that’s why he started selling his poetry. The objective: that the people who buy them give them to other people.

The venture began as a game at the door of his house on Carpani Costa Street. There he set up his stand with things that were in his house: a small table, pennants, a blackboard and cardboard boxes. The value of poetry house is $10.

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On weekends it settles in the Belgrano de Pergamino park. (Photo: TN and People).

Now, he can be seen every weekend at the Belgrano Park. His mom and dad accompany him. They go after noon and he is already very famous in the town. The neighbors receive him with amazement and tenderness. In just hours, he manages to sell everything.

The poems are taken from the book “letters and confessions” that his grandmother wrote

Juani’s business started two weeks ago and is already a success. “As long as he’s not locked up, we support him on this. In addition, he learns the value of work, of money and what he collects he saves in case he wants to buy something and we cannot do it, ”she told TN and The People Natalia, the baby’s mother.

So during the week he makes photocopies of the book, keeps them in one of the cardboard boxes and on the weekend he leaves for the square. As is already known, the neighbors give him popcorn.

The book that his grandmother Cristina wrote.  (Photo: TN and People).
The book that his grandmother Cristina wrote. (Photo: TN and People).

In addition to going to school, he practices Taekwondo twice a week. Although, like all boys, he loves technology, his parents supported this initiative so that he is not connected all the time. “Obviously he has his moments to play with the cell phone, But when things like that come up, outdoors, we encourage you to unplug from technology a little bit and play more.”

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This weekend, Juani will only go to the park on Saturday because he has a birthday on Sunday. Meanwhile during the week she will go to get the photocopieshe will ask his grandmother for more poetry and will continue playing at being a seller in the park

Delivering one of the poems to a buyer.  (Photo: TN and People).
Delivering one of the poems to a buyer. (Photo: TN and People).

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