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

13 Mar - 7 Apr 2 | 17 April - 12 May | 22 May - 16 June...

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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 getting
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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 will
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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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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
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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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Brett Yacone: Pennsylvania-USA, BioTech at Northampton Community College
“I like the community feel the best we all bonded immediately in the house.”
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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 wind
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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 provocado
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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 to
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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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Maintaining a World Record!
I chewed some dry coca leaves and felt a surge of energy run through my body. Whether it came from
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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 community
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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,
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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 forever
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Aleksandra Sobieszek: Imperial College London
“Peru and Windaid community gave me a sense of belonging I have never felt before or since. I have met
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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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Christopher Ledezma: Florida-USA, University of Florida
“I thank Windaid for giving me the opportunity to be part of something truly meaningful.”
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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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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 from
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