Planning a wedding requires many details. You have to take into account the venue, the decoration, the banquet, the wedding dress, makeup, photographer, among many other things. Furthermore, it is important to know that a link is expensive and that you have to adapt it to your budget. On this occasion, a couple decided to do things in a different way, instead of having a big party, they opted for donate your celebration money to build a school in Africa.
They are Tania and Renato Marques, who got married in Brazil. Months before their wedding, they ventured to a humanitarian mission of the NGO Fraternidade sem Fronteiras where their way of seeing life changed completely.
Upon their return, they thought the situation over their wedding party very well and decided to invest in something that can make the world a better place.
“Instead of spending the money on a wedding party and a gift list, we decided to invest in something that can make the world a better place. Also, in the last vacations, we embarked on a humanitarian mission of the NGO Fraternidade sem Fronteiras that helped us recognize that we are immensely privileged for everything that God has given us and that we can do a lot for those who are struggling, wherever they are.“The bride and groom shared.
Let’s combine the amount we will spend on the wedding and your contribution to build a school in Africa!, they concluded in their invitation.
The big day
The big day arrived and the couple celebrated only with their closest ones.
Days after the wedding, his gesture went viral and multiple people have joined the cause, even without knowing them.
a great project
More than 300 children will benefit from the construction of the school. So far, Tania and Renato have raised $32,000, but the goal is $40,000. However, construction has already begun.
Since then, the couple has shared every detail of the process through their social networks.