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17 Nov - 12 Dec || 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:

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Brittney Fodor: Pennsylvania-USA, Northampton Community College

“Taking that leap of faith was the best decision I ever made. While volunteering with WindAid I did things in Peru that I didn’t know I had in me; I learned things like welding to salsa dancing, but most importantly, I learned how to be a part of something bigger than me. Peru was the […]

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 […]

Alex Orchard

Alexander Orchard: Spain-Materials Engineering at Imperial College London

“Words fail to express my gratitude and admiration towards WindAid and the mission it believes in. I really didn’t know what to expect when I showed up in an airport in the desert of Trujillo, my first time in South America and alone to boot! Soon enough though I found myself immersed in the WindAid […]

William Thurston

William Thurston: London – Civil Engineer

“WindAid really was one of the best experiences of my life. As well as teaching me so much about wind energy, and about the socioeconomic and energy situations in the fascinating country that is Peru, it also showed me that amazing things can be done with some determination and persistence if you put your mind […]

Antoni-Chrobot

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

“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 my experience with WindAid […]

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.