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Northampton and Pasto Ruri

NCC students make world record in Peru

Share this in one click! World Record in Peru “A handful of students from Northampton Community College, traveled thousands of miles over the summer to a remote village in Peru, to install a wind turbine. 8 students and 2 faculty members from Northampton Community College decided to take a different summer trip of sorts to Read More

Leah Kunkel

Leah Kunkel: Minnesota, USA – Mechanical Engineering at Saint Louis University

Share this in one click! “My experience with the WindAid Institute surpassed all of my expectations, and gave me an experience that I will forever cherish. The Institute is composed of extremely passionate individuals who have dedicated themselves to not only electrifying Peruvian villages, but also to electrify the spirit of each international volunteer that Read More

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Brittney Fodor: Pennsylvania-USA, Northampton Community College

Share this in one click! “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 Read More

Stavros Eleftheriou

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 stuck in my daily routine and things were getting boring. Then everything suddenly changed when I heard about WindAid. Volunteering, Travelling and a lifetime experience in rural Peru…So, one crazy morning I jumped on a plane, traveled for 16 hours and found myself in South America with a bunch of people from all around the world! I know that a lot of people are concerned about the money fee. I wouldn’t think about it as spending money but as an investment for your future. I didn’t and I will never regret it! Do you know why? I was working in a team consisting of people from all around the world with diverse backgrounds. This helped me develop my interpersonal skills and I also learnt the value of diversity, strong communication, mutual respect, shared planning, cooperation and working towards common goals. Furthermore, the challenges I faced building the wind turbines gave me the opportunity to expand my engineering skills and gain confidence which will help me tackle any future work situations. The most important thing for me is that I made new and strong friendships with the people in my team. I went out with them, sang with them, danced with them, had marshmallows next to a bonfire at the beach with them, got exhausted working with them in the workshop. True friendships arise from mutual experiences and challenges you have gone through with some people. The best and most rewarding part was that as a team we provided something we all take for granted to people less fortunate. Now all these memories are still circulating in my mind and I am looking forward to see this whole WindAid experience grow more and more so people will be part of providing help to more and more people in need!”

Work Hard, Play Hard!

Share this in one click! Posted on April 10, 2015 by Nick Warren At the end of last week WindAid Institute wrapped up an incredible March; A month that stretched even our bounds of what can be accomplished in four weeks! Ashish, Cecilia, and Hang from IBM joined Enrico, Perry, and Lewis to start off Read More

 
 

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.