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Building supervisor, Owen Powis, is grateful that his remedy for stage 5 renal failure will proceed after he acquired a US$3,000 donation from JN Cash on August 25.
Powis, who resumed work within the Cayman Islands till not too long ago, was identified with the sickness in September final yr and requires a kidney transplant. He presently does dialysis 3 times per week at Liam Dialysis in Portmore Pines.
Melissa Draggon, operations supervisor, at JN Cash Providers Restricted, house owners and operators of the JN Cash model, defined that the corporate determined to help Powis after studying his story on-line.
“I noticed his story on the Loop Information web site and we famous that he was a JN Cash buyer. We instantly did some additional checks on Mr Powis and prompt to Mr Hines, our basic supervisor, that we should always present help,” she acknowledged.
“I’ve been speaking with M. Powis for the previous two to 3 weeks, each Wednesday and Friday religiously, since studying about his story. Even when we aren’t speaking in regards to the donation, I nonetheless investigate cross-check him as a result of it’s good to supply help to individuals in troublesome instances,” she added.
Getting remedy was a problem even earlier than the journey restrictions led to by the COVID-19 pandemic since Powis travelled from The Cayman Islands the place he labored on the time to Jamaica to do his dialysis 3 times per week as a result of it price much less.
Nevertheless, with the pandemic, this has impacted his capability to be on web site and so his revenue is considerably decreased because of this. Due to this fact, the help from JN Cash couldn’t have come at a greater time.
“I do dialysis 3 times per week in Portmore and have a transplant to do at The College Hospital of the West Indies. There are a lot of different checks to be performed; due to this fact, this donation will help me significantly,” he defined. “I thank JN Cash for his or her help as a result of it has been troublesome for me throughout this time, as I’ve not been capable of work on the identical stage due to the pandemic.”
Horace Hines, basic supervisor, JNMS acknowledged that the corporate felt it essential to lend help and spotlight Powis’ story primarily based on medical wants and the price of his remedy.
“Mr. Powis is a longstanding buyer and we felt it essential to lend help to him throughout this difficult time which is why we not solely determined to assist, however to spotlight his scenario in order that extra individuals can help as a result of he nonetheless has some solution to go earlier than he can totally recuperate,” he acknowledged.
Powis’ sister, Olive Powis Campbell, mentioned that she has learnt a lot in regards to the situation from Owen’s expertise.
“It has actually been a watch opener for me. It took a toll on me within the early levels of the dialysis. I ensured that I used to be there with the physician to get first-hand data of what the situation is about. The nephrologist has helped us to know the varied levels of this situation that are linked to varied well being points. With that info, I’m able to educate individuals in my circle by directing them to the specialists in the event that they discover that their diabetes/hypertension is uncontrolled. As a household, we now have been very supportive and pray that his well being will get higher,” she mentioned.
The household mentioned it’s appreciative of all of the help with the intention to help Powis alongside this stage of his life. Future donations could be made to:
JN Financial institution
Account holder: Owen Powis
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