It’s hard to imagine big celebrations right now what with COVID-19 continuing to plague us with anxiety and uncertainty every day. We all have a difficult time making it work, some more than others as they’ve either lost their livelihoods or are struggling to keep them. Well, this couple decided to look both problems in the eye and tackle them head-on!
This couple decided that, instead of a big prenup shoot or video, they would donate what they could to no-work-no-pay individuals instead to kick off their married life together with a work of generosity and charity. “Instead of having a prenup save-the-date video or just simply post our prenup photos, we announced our wedding by launching the #MIKKikiAmbagKami prenup donation effort in our social media sites, where we asked the ‘no work, no pay’ individuals during the pandemic to apply for monetary ‘ayudas’ from us (April to May). Since we knew that time that the wedding will just be intimate, we realigned a big chunk of our budget for the donations, so we could start our married life thru a meaningful project such as that,” they told us.
The wedding itself was an intimate affair of fewer than 20 people, all following strict safety and hygiene protocols. They gave away “new normal” kits, as well as face masks for the token. It was a sweet wedding full of twists, like the bride driving her own bridal car to make sure that there wouldn’t be too many people involved and all. Even their entertainment, The Nightingales (from the Philippine Madrigal Singers) sang virtually instead.
“This ‘Covid wedding’ wasn’t what we expected, but we learned the value of contentment, genuine love and generosity thru this, so we wouldn’t have it any other way. We feel blessed!”
Stay in love, you two!
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