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

22 May - 16 June | 26 June - 21 July | 31 July - 25 Aug ...

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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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Kickstarting an Energy Revolution!
For many years, WindAid Institute has been installing wind turbines in rural communities here in Peru that have no grid
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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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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 work
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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 to
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Peru This Week – Lima
WindAid: Offering experience as well as electricity “…The wind generators are constructed from scratch in a workshop on the outskirts
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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 physically
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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,
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The WorldWind Issue 1
Breaking a World Record On this first issue you will find articles that address both our past, our present, and
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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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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. Como
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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 be
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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 and
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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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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 with
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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 a
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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 best
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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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