In October of 2012 we moved into the Hewa tribe. Just a few months before that- June of 2012- a team of medical missionaries led by Dr. Allen Sawyer and aided by Samaritan's purse came into the village to treat medical and dental needs but more importantly to teach on pregnancy and childbirth.
What happened was unprecedented with many cultural taboos being broken. But people listened and as a result we've seen many healthy changes in childbirth practices (like not cutting the umbilical cord with any dirty thing that is relatively sharp and lying around). This was truly a blessing to the Hewa people and to us as missionaries to these people who we love so much.
Please watch and enjoy...