In a world where modern romance often begins with courtship and dating, an extraordinary love story emerged when a Filipino man and a Kenyan lady were united in an arranged marriage handpicked by the man’s parents.
Through the lens of TikTok handle @weareocampo, their heartwarming journey is an inspiration to all who believe in the power of fate, faith, and love.
In 2014, this Filipino man embarked on a unique path to matrimony.
His parents informed him of his forthcoming marriage to a Kenyan woman, leaving him stunned.
He had never met his soon-to-be wife, making their wedding day the very first time their eyes met.
The couple’s first date came after they had already exchanged vows, a rarity in today’s dating-focused culture.
While initial shock and unfamiliarity were present, the Filipino man trusted his parents’ decision, attributing their choice to divine guidance as it turned out that his parents were being led by God to choose the woman for her.
As time unfolded, events proved that their faith was not misplaced because the man is enjoying his marriage.
The man said: “God has blessed us with four beautiful children.”
The couple’s happiness and strong bond serve as a testament to their unconventional love story.
The following are people’s reactions wishing them well:
@BermyPhil said: “Beautiful Family! God bless you all. Make God always in the centre of your family.”
@maria said: “She was made for you; your marriage was ordained by God. You have a beautiful FAMILY.”
@dielbere said: “I never knew we have arranged marriages in the Philippines. Yours anyway is a beautiful story! congratulations.”