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Project Dates

13 Oct - 7 Nov || 17 Nov - 12 Dec || 12 Jan - 6 Feb || 16 Feb - 14 Mar || 23 Mar - 17 Apr || 27 Apr- 22 May ...

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Learn more about WindAid from our previous volunteers:

Ingeborg-Berg

Ingeborg Norevik Berg: Hordaland, Civil Engineering at University of Bristol

It’s only fair to share…“With WindAid I had an experience of a lifetime.Through the programme I learned about manufacturing processes and got to work with all sorts of interesting materials. I got to see with my own eyes the differences a wind turbine can make in a small community in Peru, and also the effects […]

Kate-Price

Kate Price: Geography at University College of London

It’s only fair to share…“Words to describe WindAid would be; worthwhile, rewarding and fun. With no previous experience in engineering the volunteer co-ordinators were amazing and patient in teaching me. Never had such a hands on experience in my life, I now feel more rounded and confident in approaching a more scientific field in my […]

Ashlyn Summers

Ashlyn Summers: Pennsylvania-USA, Northampton Community College

It’s only fair to share…“I can honestly say my favorite part about the program is working with and getting to know new people from all walks of life along with knowing I’m leaving the world a little better than when I came into it after being a part of WindAid.” It’s only fair to share…

Antoni-Chrobot

Antoni Chrobot: New Jersey-USA, Renewable Energy at Penn College of Technology

It’s only fair to share…“WindAid is basically an oasis in the Peruvian deserts. In an area of the world so barren, dry, and lifeless, WindAid does it’s job of bringing abundance to the planet. Abundance in the form of clean energy, friendly people, and opportunity for all the communities it impacts. I must say that […]

The WindAid Newsletter: The WorldWind (April 2014)

Breaking a World Record On this first issue you will find articles that address both our past, our present, and our future adventures here at WindAid. Everything from getting to; come up and follow thru on your own design projects, educating school children on the benefits of wind energy, and breaking wind turbine records from the energy parched coast to the glacial and majestic Andes.

WindAid Sets World Record for Highest Altitude Wind Generator with Northampton Volunteers!

Guinness World Record in Peru "...As one of the world's fastest-receding glaciers, Pastoruri is a tourist destination. The turbine brings electricity to shop owners, guides and cooks who serve tourists headed to see the glacier, said Christine Armstrong, the NCC associate professor of communication who designed the study-abroad course. Students say it was a life-changing trip that reinforced their belief in the power of volunteerism while exposing them to a foreign culture. It also built strong bonds between a group of strangers, who by the end of the trip were relying on one another...."
 
 

Welcome to WindAid Institute !

WindAid Institute provides volunteer projects in Peru for people taking a gap year, career break, retirement or time out from education, employment or training. School and educational programs, corporate programs and programs for youth organizations can be tailor-made to suit specific requirements.