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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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Michelle Marie Farhat: Environmental Engineering at Johns Hopkins University

“I came into WindAid thinking that I’d learn a little about wind turbines and a help a community in need while getting to practice my Spanish and travel to Peru. While that’s what´s on paper, I can’t even begin to put into words how far above and beyond that description of this program goes and […]

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Aaron Calhoun: Pennsylvania-USA, Northampton Community College

“My time working with WindAid has proven to be one of the best experiences of my life. I was initially drawn by the idea of being able to promote green energy, travel internationally, and help people who needed it the most. WindAid delivers that in spades. In just a few weeks I had fallen in […]

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Genny Pang: Engineer at Munich-Germany

“I learned so much during my participation in WindAid’s programs, including how to build a wind turbine, methods for getting support to advance social entrepreneurship programs, and about the lives of Peruvian families living in both rural and urban areas. I always tell people the aspects I liked the most about my time in Peru […]

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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 […]

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.