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Project Dates

12 Jan - 6 Feb || 16 Feb - 14 Mar || 23 Mar - 17 Apr || 27 Apr - 22 May || 1 Jun - 26 Jun...

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Learn more about WindAid from our previous volunteers:

Stephanie-Lohberg

Stephanie Lohberg: Florida-USA, Mechanical Engineering at Cornell University

“My experience at WindAid was unforgettable. They were so welcoming and created a true cultural immersion experience. And the best part is to share in the passion and purpose of WindAid. To know that you are part of something more than just the day to day routine. To see the people you are sharing technology […]

Ingeborg-Berg

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

“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 of climate change which […]

Spencer-Truesdell

Spencer Truesdell: Texas-USA, Wind Energy at Texas Tech University

“Before arriving to Trujillo, I wasn’t entirely sure what I was getting myself into but by the time I left, I was positive that volunteering with WindAid was the best decision I’ve ever made. Michael and the team made it so easy to relax and blend with the local environment. My favorite part of the […]

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.