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
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.
Kickstarting an Energy Revolution!
For many years, WindAid Institute has been installing wind turbines in rural communities here in Peru that have no gridRead 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.
Ingeborg Norevik Berg: Hordaland, Civil Engineering at University of Bristol
“With WindAid I had an experience of a lifetime.Through the programme I learned about manufacturing processes and got to workRead more.
NCC students make world record in Peru
World Record in Peru “A handful of students from Northampton Community College, traveled thousands of miles over the summer toRead more.
Peru This Week – Lima
WindAid: Offering experience as well as electricity “…The wind generators are constructed from scratch in a workshop on the outskirtsRead more.
Lorena Rojas: Florida-USA, University of Florida
“Working in WindAid helped me gain vast knowledge about coils, circuits, electricity, and the entire process that goes behind physicallyRead more.
Renata Hegyi: Energy Systems Engineering, Dartmouth College – Hungary
“I’ve had an incredible month with WindAid. I could not have imagined a better way to learn about wind turbines,Read more.
The WorldWind Issue 1
Breaking a World Record On this first issue you will find articles that address both our past, our present, andRead 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.
Roberto Javier Weiser Villamizar : Venezuela – Master en Energías Renovables y Sostenibilidad Energética en la Universidad de Barcelona
“Trabajar con el Instituto WindAid por tres meses fue una experiencia enriquecedora tanto en el ámbito profesional como personal. ComoRead more.
Jessica Fischer: SUNY Canton Mechanical Engineering Technology, USA – NY
“My obsession and passion for wind turbines has grown exponentially since attending the WindAid Institute! It was refreshing to beRead more.
Redesigning the wind turbine tower assembly
Posted by Bryce Alsten on June 2016 University of Florida and WindAid volunteer Research and design; it’s the meat andRead 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.
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 withRead more.
Curt Swanton : USA – New York, Mechanical Engineering Technologies Alfred State College
“Had I not volunteered at WindAid, I would have never known just how many people you can fit in aRead more.
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 bestRead 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.