Texas Tech University

Wind Energy in Peru - Summer II

This service-learning program is based in Iquitos, Peru. 

Man digging a well for water

Students in this class will:

  • Design an off-grid (self-sustaining power) water pump that can pump water from depths greater than 60 feet
  • Use knowledge they have obtained in class to design and install the pump. The design must be repairable with parts that are available in Peru.
  • Complete the water pump design prior to spring break, when students will travel to Peru to complete installation. The installation must be completed in one week.

Courses Offered

  • WE 4320: Independent Study in Wind Energy

Program Fee

Program Dates

  • July 21-28, 2018

Program Open To

  • All TTU Students

Program Fee Includes

  • Airfare to/from Peru
  • Lodging and meals
  • In-country transportation
  • Translators as needed
  • Internet access at the Mission

Program Fee Does Not Include

  • TTU tuition and fees
  • Passport Fees
  • Personal Spending Money
  • Health Insurance ($1.76/day)
  • Education Abroad Fee ($200)

For more information:

Contact:Andrew Buchok , Kacey Marshall


Start Application

To continue working on your application click the button below and log in with your eRaider credentials.

Continue Your Application (TTU students)