Four Men with Down Syndrome Create Pizza Catering Sensation

September 20, 2016

Four young entrepreneurs in Buenos Aires haven’t let Down syndrome get in the way of their career ambitions. In fact, their new pizza catering operation has landed more than 30 gigs in just two months and attracted thousands of followers on social media.

Los Perejiles Eventos was founded by Mateo, Franco, Mauricio and Leandro, all of whom have Down syndrome, and is coordinated by Leandro Lopez, president of Crecer Sumando (Growing Together), an association that serves young people with Down syndrome. “The idea was to try to change a little bit the paradigm regarding persons with Down syndrome,” Lopez told