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Energy 4 everyone in Peru

The wheels touch down on a lonely airstrip north of Huaraz in Ancash Region, Peru. It’s 6am, the air is crisp and cool despite the sun beating closely down upon us. The excitement growing among our group is infectious as

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An Inside Look at LUTW’s Social Enterprise

Nestled in a valley, deep in the Peruvian Andes lies the city of Huaraz, capital of the department of Ancash. Travelers will know this place for its scenic beauty and its easy-to-access, world class trekking and mountaineering routes. Few will

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SAIT students install PV systems in remote Peru

  SAIT Electrical Engineering Students getting ready to embark on a volunteer based project in Peru with a goal of installing a PV systems in one of the remote off-grid communities. Last year our group has made a successful trip

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Empowering communities in Peru with the sun

  Mery and Gamaniel live in a rural community high up in the Peruvian Andes. Although the grid has been next to their home for twenty years, they have never had electricity. When the sun was down they cooked and worked

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A video of a lifetime experience!

“A picture is worth a thousand words”… Imagine a video! Please enjoy this video that one of the students of NAIT Alternative Energy Program put together after they travelled to Peru with LUTW. What an inspiring experience! https://bit.ly/2Q9MhWE Thank you all for your

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