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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Project Dates

14 Nov - 9 Dec | 2 Jan - 27 Jan |6 Feb - 3 Mar...

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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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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 for
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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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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.
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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 days
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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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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 with
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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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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 una
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 I
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La Republica – Lima
´´...El trabajo de asesoría que brindará IBM dependerá de cada una de las organizaciones. Para Trujillo ¡Ahora!, observatorio ciudadano, se
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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 brings
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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 clean
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