Building the Playa Blanca Community Wind Workshop!

A project in Bayovar, Peru by WindAid Institute

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A project to give the people of Playa Blanca an independent, energized future - \n“Local de Mariposas Eólicas Para un Futuro Mejor”
Backers: 171
Average Pledge Per Backer: $129

Funded: $21,994 of $35,000
Dates: Jun 8th -> Jul 5th (27 days)
Project By: WindAid Institute
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Latest News

Last Day for Kickstarter Campaign!!!

July 4th - via:
Hello everybody! We have been watching the support come in from all over the world for the past month, but we still need a massive push to meet our goal.   The community members in Playa Blanca are stoked, they have already started using the small... (Read More)

Fantastic rewards for our backers

July 1st - via:
We have carefully chosen some special rewards for our generous backers.  Everyone gets their name engraved on the plaque that will be mounted on the Community Wind Workshop - and given the fantastic support we've had it's going to have to be a very... (Read More)

First Stage Complete!

June 29th - via:
Hello all,   I hope you all are doing well! The WindAid Institute team arrived back in Trujillo last week after making a massive push up in Playa Blanca. Our goal during the trip was to install two wind turbines, survey everyone who had a turbine,... (Read More)

Live Update from Playa Blanca!

June 17th - via:
Hi all,    Here is Jessica Rivas - WindAid Institute Co-Founder & Project Development Engineer - with a live video update from Playa Blanca of the first stages of the building of the Wind Workshop!  You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see... (Read More)

Project We Love, and Updates from Playa Blanca!

June 15th - via:
Hello Everyone! It has been a few days since our last update, and they have been jam-packed days.  First off, a big THANK YOU to all the new supporters!  As of yesterday we have been listed on Kickstarter as "A Project We Love", and you backers... (Read More)

Gearing up to go to Playa Blanca!

June 11th - via:
Hello all, We have one more day in the shop, packing up wind turbines, tools, and materials, and then tonight 11 of us are going to Playa Blanca!!! It is going to be a whirlwind of a trip, with almost half a dozen projects to run around the area:... (Read More)

Over $1000 in 24 hours!

June 9th - via:
Thank you to everyone who has backed our project already, and for all the shares on Facebook and Twitter! We have hit the ground running with over $1000 pledged in under 24 hours for our first ever Kickstarter campaign.  We are thrilled with the... (Read More)

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