“A project to give the people of Playa Blanca an independent, energized future“
Our members in Peru, WindAid Institute, are raising money to complete their energy independence project in Playa Blanca.
“Our project in Playa Blanca
On October 6th this year, we will be celebrating in Playa Blanca after the last wind turbine there is installed after eight years of work with the community. However, a real legacy for the people who live there will be achieving what we first dreamed of all those years ago – a completely sustainable, energy independent village.
An energy independent community
This has meant training local community members in the operation and maintenance of their turbines, and also education on the importance and potential of renewable energy for future generations. But in order to truly realise this, we want to leave something more. We want to turn the existing building in the village that we constructed in 2016 into a fully functioning workshop, kitted out with a range of tools and workspace to allow Playa Blancan technicians to carry out any work that is necessary as they live with their turbines for years to come. In order to do this, we need your help… ”
Read more about the project and donate here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/renewable-energy-independence-playa-blanca-peru