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
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.
Earth Day & Fishing in Playa Blanca
Posted on May 13, 2015 by Lewis White This month I was lucky enough to travel to Playa Blanca forRead more.
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.
Pauline Searles: New York, USA Skidmore College: Physics Major, Computer Science Minor & Dartmouth College: Environmental Engineering
WindAid provided the opportunity to create friendships with driven students from all over the world while expanding my engineering experiences.Read more.
Cajamarca Visit – Part 1 of 2
Last week WindAid Institute got back from an amazing trip to Cajamarca! Gean, Lewis, and I spent three extraordinary daysRead 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.
Reflections of a Long Term Volunteer
Posted on April 29, 2015 by Perry Simmons When I first arrived in Trujillo for my long-term volunteer program withRead more.
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 llegoRead more.
Rosario Morales Coronado : Playa Blanca Community Member
"Lo que you pido es que puedan llevar el mensaje de Playa Blanca en donde vayan que va ser unaRead 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.
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.
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.
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.
Christopher Ledezma: Florida-USA, University of Florida
“I thank Windaid for giving me the opportunity to be part of something truly meaningful.”Read more.
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 doRead more.
Hamish Macdonald: Scotland, University of Strathclyde
“I was part of the 2nd volunteer troop, away back in September 2010. It was a fantastic experience and IRead more.
La Republica – Lima
´´...El trabajo de asesoría que brindará IBM dependerá de cada una de las organizaciones. Para Trujillo ¡Ahora!, observatorio ciudadano, seRead more.
Northampton Community College students help set Guinness World Record in Peru
Guinness World Record in Peru "...As one of the world's fastest-receding glaciers, Pastoruri is a tourist destination. The turbine bringsRead more.
Gani Ablachim: Calgary-Canada, Performance Engineer-in-Training (Mechanical) (Power Generation) at TransAlta
“During my four months at WindAid, I acquired many practical skills while contributing towards a common goal of providing cleanRead more.