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.

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WindAid Projects

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Project Dates

12 Feb - 9 Mar | 19 Mar - 13 Apr | 23 Apr - 18 May...

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Amy Crum : Scotland – Masters in Sustainable Engineering: Offshore Renewable Energy at Strathclyde University
“… After graduating I wanted to travel, but I needed work experience. I decided to visit Peru, see Machu Picchu,

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Enrico Via : Italy – Energy Engineering at Politecnico Di Milano
“If you are stuck in your boring daily life, and you want to do something special, take the first airplane

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Abdullah Althawr – Yemen : Process Engineer at Total EP Yemen
"It was a merely 36 hour journey for me to get all the way from Yemen to Peru, and a

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Alan Martin Almendras Guzman : Bolivia – Ingeniero Electrico en la Universidad Tecnica de Oruro
 ” “Energia limpia que mueve nuevas generaciones” Despues de mi busqueda por internet y la ayuda de un amigo llego

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Mike Davis : England – Mechanical Engineering at University of Exeter
“I loved every minute of my time in Peru, whether in the workshop, at the installation in Playa Blanca or

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William Saputra: Sociology & Quantitative Methods , University of Edinburgh, Indonesia
“Coming from a sociology background, I often found myself lost in the perplexing field of engineering during my initial days

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Volunteer Aid – Robert Liberatore & Shelby Hicks
“Being a part of the install is still one of our favorite parts of the trip. It allowed us to

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Stavros Eleftheriou : Cyprus – Electrical Engineering at Imperial College London
"I always wanted to do something special in my life, something I would be proud talking about. I was just

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Oscar Bruce : England – Hardenhuish School in Chippenham
“This was a life changing experience for me and its helped me make decisions about what I want to do

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Eamonn Fetherston: Virginia – USA, Music Journalist
“Spending a month working with a team of like-minded individuals who are committed to building a sustainable future and bringing

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Amelia Bassett-Burr : New Zealand – Mechanical Engineering Honours at Auckland University of Technology
“Volunteering with WindAid is a must do for everyone no matter what you are interested in or what age. I

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Katie Fry: Conservation, University College Birmingham, Derby, UK 
“I thoroughly enjoyed every moment with WindAid Institute. The team were so welcoming and I have never laughed so much

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Curt Swanton : USA – New York, Mechanical Engineering Technologies Alfred State College
“Had I not volunteered at WindAid, I would have never known just how many people you can fit in a

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Roanna Hutcheson: Dunfermline, UK – Product Design Engineering at The University of Glasgow
“I will forever cherish the unforgettable experience I gained from WindAid. It is run by truly passionate individuals who were

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Roberto Javier Weiser Villamizar : Venezuela – Master en Energías Renovables y Sostenibilidad Energética en la Universidad de Barcelona
“Trabajar con el Instituto WindAid por tres meses fue una experiencia enriquecedora tanto en el ámbito profesional como personal. Como

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The WorldWind Issue 5

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WWF Perú – Oficial Asociado de Cambio Climático y Huella Ecológica
“WWF Perú desea reconocer el gran esfuerzo y compromiso de la institución educativa WindAid, quienes con su constante trabajo empoderan

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Renata Hegyi: Energy Systems Engineering, Dartmouth College – Hungary 
“I’ve had an incredible month with WindAid. I could not have imagined a better way to learn about wind turbines,

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Patrick Clarke : Australia – Bachelor of Mechanical and Sustainable Energy Engineering at University of Adelaide
“Flying from Australia into the northern Peruvian desert was a daunting task, as I disembarked the plane I didn’t know

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