The City Government of Malaybalay through Population Development Section of the City Health Office, hosted a Pre-Marriage Orientation and Counselling (PMOC) on February 8, 2022 at the People’s Hall, New City Hall, Barangay Casisang, this city.

Resource speakers of this activity were Pastor Michael Mendiola, Blas Alesna, Alexis John Abregana, Marose Bordaje and Population Program Officer Angelica Abugan.

A total of 24 couples attended the said session. Topics that were highlighted are the principles of marriage, responsible parenthood and family planning, and elements of a successful marriage.

The goals of the said activity are to give emphasis on the importance of marriage and to strengthen the use of Family Planning upon entering the married life. Couples were then tasked to make their 10-year plan and 1-month budget plan that they look forward to and will serve as their blueprint.

Report by: Marlon L. Cacafranca, NADA-PopDev