My name is Charles Nyundo, and I am a disciple from Lilongwe in Malawi. I got baptized into Christ on 4th October 2004. My wife, Alice, is also a disciple baptized in May 2008, we got married eight years ago, and together, God has blessed us with two children, a girl named Heav'nly-Neledi and a boy named Nevi'im-Kenj. I was working and earned a monthly salary that would support us in managing our financial expenses (such as rentals, bills, and home upkeep), while my wife was a plain housewife. Life started changing on December 2020 when I lost my job. Since then, life started nose-diving for my family, struggling to shoulder expenses and daily upkeep.
The economy in Malawi has been getting worse year by year. From December 2020 to date, I have been sending applications to get a job but have not yet succeeded. With the struggles, we could not do otherwise but make a deliberate decision to move in with my younger brother's family temporarily, since we could no longer afford to pay rent. Staying together like that was helpful for us financially. Now we recently moved into another relative's home. To sustain ourselves, we have been trying to hustle (buying and selling small items) to put food on the table for ourselves and our children. It has been challenging. Any help given to us would be greatly appreciated.