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

22 May - 16 June | 26 June - 21 July | 31 July - 25 Aug ...

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Jeffrey Lind : Northampton Community College
I will quote Margaret Mead “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed,
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Stephanie Lohberg: Florida-USA, Renewable Energy Development Program at GE Power & Water
“My experience at WindAid was unforgettable. They were so welcoming and created a true cultural immersion experience. And the best
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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
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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
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Lucy Rees : England – Sustainability Consultant at RES Design, Long & Partners
“WindAid’s positive impact on the communities it touches is clear to see, making working with like-minded people to raise awareness
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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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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,
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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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The Huaraz Telegraph
Installation of Highest Wind Turbine “…At an altitude over 5,000 metres, it will be the highest-located wind generator in the
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Randimal Marasinghel: Sri Lanka-Aeronautical Engineering at Imperial College London
“You get the chance to change someone’s life by providing electricity and you get to interact with the community to
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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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A first month`s experience  (February 2016)
Posted by Beth Brown on June 17th, 2016 Settling In My trip to Peru had been planned for months, so
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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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Nouya Chen:  University of Edinburgh, China
“Volunteering with WindAid was one of the most incredible experiences I’ve ever had. Two months I’ve met and worked with
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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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Grace Tallarico: Pennsylvania-USA, Northampton Community College
“I got so much more out of the program than I expected. Not only did I get to contribute to
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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
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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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