Buenos Aires - - Sunday 09 De August

Home People Stories of people Dona Mecha, at the age of 79, opened a picnic area

Dona Mecha, at the age of 79, opened a picnic area

Receive about 40 people, mostly children with a cup of milk and something to eat.

Stories of people

In difficult situations, the best of some people usually emerge. This is the case of Mercedes Brochero, “Doña Mecha”, as they know her in Río Primero (Córdoba), where she lives. At the age of 79, and faced with a dramatic social scene, he decided to open a picnic area which he called “United to see them” laugh.” Although it was recently operational, it already received some 40 people, mostly children.

For now, Mecha said, he opens it on Tuesdays and Thursdays, but the goal is to make it work all week.

“ The idea is to give them a snack, especially on holiday. We also welcome older people,” he said.

The woman says that she has the support of many people, who collaborate with work or donations. That, he said, allows them to even bring the snack to the house to people who cannot approach the place.

The snack bar operates in the lounge of the club Los Canarios, an institution that Mecha presides over in the city of Río Primero, 50 kilometers from Córdoba capital.

A sentence of his whole point: “It is a great joy for me to be able to continue doing something for others”.

This is not the first time Mecha has carried out solidarity actions. For almost three years it was a transit home to ten brothers, with whom it still retains a bond.

In addition, he gave other signs of strength. When he was a great student, he wanted to study dressmaking, but to do so he was required to finish primary and secondary school. So he signed up for the night. When he finished, he studied sewing for three years and obtained the degree.

Source: La Voice/ Image: eldiariodelpueblo.net

Publication Date: 14/09/2019

Rate this item


I wrote! Reader Notes

Go to section


There are not comments

Leave feedback


Mateando con Cande Ruggeri Mateando con Cande Ruggeri

Cande Ruggeri habló sobre sus ganas de ser "la villana" de una tira y respondió "El cuestionario arg...

Argentines around the world
Bella-y-Matías Home sitters

Thanks to the housesitting, Bella and Matías have the possibility to stay in homes for free, and so...

 Fiesta Nacional del Salame Casero A party that's not for salami

We tell you about a special event for lovers of cold cuts and especially salami. A celebration that...

Puerto-Gaboto0 Puerto Gaboto: the place where our history began

Puerto Gaboto is an emblem town of our history that hides our most remote past and that was forgotte...


I want to be up to date

Subscribe to our newsletter and I received the latest news