Meet Owen: He needs a life-changing prosthetic leg and YOU can help him get it!

“When I woke up in hospital, I noticed there was a missing bump in the bed covers where my left toes should be. I did not think much of it, however, as I could still feel my leg.”

Owen Mallia lost his leg last December in a horrible car accident. He woke up in the hospital with his leg amputated, a broken pelvis and a thorn urethra.

“The reality only hit me when I pulled back the covers and saw a bandaged stump where my leg should have been.”

Owen Mallia

Owen is a 21 year old and unfortunately he had a horrible accident last December 2018. While he was repairing a puncture another car crashed into him. This left him with an amputated leg. Now Owen need your help to get a better quality of life and live life independently. He needs a microchip knee which is available in US. This high tech knee is going to cost Owen more than 32,000 euros however this is a more efficient replacement of an artificial leg which provides Owen a better range of movement and above all a better quality of life. Your help in this matter is much appreciated. For more information Owen Mallia can be contacted on 7980 7497.Those who would like to contribute financially can do so on Revolut: IBAN – GB68 REVO 00997027598068BOV account number 40024973144, quoting ‘Microchip prosthetic leg’.

Publiée par Puttinu Cares sur Dimanche 10 novembre 2019

But despite the devastating situation Owen found himself in, he persevered and instantly began his road to recovery.

“I began setting personal targets to help me with my recovery. I had a lifetime ahead of me and I only had one go at it.

“You can never consider your prosthetic leg a disadvantage because this would only fuel regress.

“You need to focus on how you can improve your current situation,” he says determinedly.

After just four months, Owen was able to walk on a prosthetic leg without any help. And after a year, Owen is living as normal a life as he can possibly muster … but there’s still something that can drastically improve his quality of life.

The Rheo Knee will give Owen as close to a fully functional leg that he can get, with microchips that control the pace the leg works with and flexibility and bend like no other.

With the support of Puttinu Cares, Owen is reaching out to the public, to you, to help him raise the €32,000 needed to purchase the Rheo Knee.

You can do your part by sending a donation to BOV account number 40024973144, quoting ‘Microchip prosthetic leg’ or Revolut Owen directly, GB68REVO00997027598068.

 

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