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.
Learn more about WindAid from our previous volunteers, communities and articles:
Roberto Javier Weiser Villamizar : Venezuela – Master en Energías Renovables y Sostenibilidad Energética en la Universidad de Barcelona
Share this in one click! “Trabajar con el Instituto WindAid por tres meses fue una experiencia enriquecedora tanto en el ámbito profesional como personal. Como ingeniero electronico tuve la oportunidad de aplicar los conocimientos adquiridos en la universidad para resolver problemas y crear soluciones en diferentes situaciones. También aprendí cómo trabajar cuando las condiciones son Read More
Share this in one click! ” “Energia limpia que mueve nuevas generaciones” Despues de mi busqueda por internet y la ayuda de un amigo llego a realizar el voluntariado en WINDAID una experiencia unica, que muestra que es posible llevar el derecho de acceso universal de la energia electrica a cada uno de los hogares Read More
Share this in one click! “Working in WindAid helped me gain vast knowledge about coils, circuits, electricity, and the entire process that goes behind physically constructing a wind turbine. I learned about the importance of work ethic in this program and overall greatly improved my abilities to work in a team setting.”
Share this in one click! “Before arriving to Trujillo, I wasn’t entirely sure what I was getting myself into but by the time I left, I was positive that volunteering with WindAid was the best decision I’ve ever made. Michael and the team made it so easy to relax and blend with the local environment. Read More
Share this in one click! The WorldWind Issue 2 In this second issue of the WorldWind newsletter, we give you updates on WindAid Institute’s work with wind turbines in Peru in 2016! We hope you enjoy reading all about the current electronics project, the exploits of a recent volunteer who was all at sea in Read More
Amy Crum : Scotland – Masters in Sustainable Engineering: Offshore Renewable Energy at Strathclyde University
Share this in one click! “… After graduating I wanted to travel, but I needed work experience. I decided to visit Peru, see Machu Picchu, ‘find myself’ and on the way I’d drop by and do some volunteering. But WindAid turned out to be so much more than that! The highlight of Peru was not Read More
Share this in one click! “With WindAid I had an experience of a lifetime.Through the programme I learned about manufacturing processes and got to work with all sorts of interesting materials. I got to see with my own eyes the differences a wind turbine can make in a small community in Peru, and also the Read More
Share this in one click! “Words fail to express my gratitude and admiration towards WindAid and the mission it believes in. I really didn’t know what to expect when I showed up in an airport in the desert of Trujillo, my first time in South America and alone to boot! Soon enough though I found Read More