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.
Sharing the experience
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 gettingRead more.
Jay Vinda: United Kingdom – Mechanical Engineering at University of Leicester
“My time with WindAid has been the best experience of my life to date and is one that I willRead more.
The Huaraz Telegraph
Installation of Highest Wind Turbine “…At an altitude over 5,000 metres, it will be the highest-located wind generator in theRead more.
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 needRead more.
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 empoderanRead more.
Brett Yacone: Pennsylvania-USA, BioTech at Northampton Community College
“I like the community feel the best we all bonded immediately in the house.”Read more.
Billy Thurston: London – Water Engineer at Mott MacDonald
“WindAid really was one of the best experiences of my life. As well as teaching me so much about windRead more.
Pasto Ruri y sus nuevas alternativas turísticas
Instalacion en Pasto Ruri “…En los últimos 43 años, el calentamiento global y la falta de conciencia ambiental han provocadoRead more.
Alex Steene: Bath, England, Environmental Management (BA)(Hons) at The University of Leeds
“For me the whole project was amazing; from being welcomed into the WindAid house and having amazing local food toRead more.
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 initiallyRead more.
Maintaining a World Record!
I chewed some dry coca leaves and felt a surge of energy run through my body. Whether it came fromRead more.
Ledith del Aguila Silva : Playa Blanca Community Member
“Espero que mi comunidad se ajunte y reciba esta nueva tecnología que es natural y saludable.” “I hope my communityRead more.
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,Read more.
Leah Kunkel: Minnesota, USA – Mechanical Engineering at Saint Louis University
“My experience with the WindAid Institute surpassed all of my expectations, and gave me an experience that I will foreverRead more.
Aleksandra Sobieszek: Imperial College London
“Peru and Windaid community gave me a sense of belonging I have never felt before or since. I have metRead more.
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 airplaneRead more.
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 aRead more.
Christopher Ledezma: Florida-USA, University of Florida
“I thank Windaid for giving me the opportunity to be part of something truly meaningful.”Read more.
Spencer Truesdell: Texas-USA, Wind Turbine Service Technician Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
“Before arriving to Trujillo, I wasn’t entirely sure what I was getting myself into but by the time I left,Read more.
Ashlyn Summers: Pennsylvania-USA, Northampton Community College
“I can honestly say my favorite part about the program is working with and getting to know new people fromRead more.