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To improve the quality of life and bring about sustainable change for the medically underserved population of Lima, Peru by providing various types of surgeries and prosthetic and rehabilitative services, with a dream and as a team.



Dreaming and Working Together is a nonprofit organization, funded entirely by donations. We hold two events each year, one in the spring and one in the fall. Follow us on social media to keep up with our upcoming fundraising events!




The dedicated volunteers of the Dreaming and Working Together team from the USA travel to Peru annually to provide expert professional medical care. The team includes individuals with a range of medical specialties whose technical proficiency and commitment to patient care makes a lifelong difference in individual lives. Click here to learn more about our team of volunteers.




Mission Trips

Beginning in 2005 as the dream of Hernando Garcia, an employee for more than 20 years at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut, has grown into an effective, life-changing annual medical mission.



Volunteer Medical Professionals

The team of medical professionals and University of Hartford students participating in the DWT team has grown steadily through the years, from a handful a decade ago, to more than twenty.



Lives Impacted

More than 120 Peruvian individuals have had successful surgeries to improve their quality of life, and over 300 Peruvian individuals have received prosthetic limbs, including children.