IL TEAM TUgende

Bianca, Clelia, Fanny and Valentina study architecture together at the Polytechnic of Milan and after spending a month in Kampala with KYDA’s guys they found TUgende.  MyMangoHome project will be the thesis of Clelia and Valentina.

TUgende includes all those people who have made the development of the project possible over the years and have contributed to the success of the activities proposed by TUgende for KYDA association.

Today, the group includes Carmelinda Ferraro, which deals with fundraising and Arianna Fiorini as  web designers.

In the past Natasha Kalidin has contibuted as Fundraiser, Ludovico Serra as a videomaker and Michele Facchini as a web designer.

Valentina lives and works as an architect in Milan. She graduated at the Faculty of Civil Architecture at the Milan Polytechnic in April 2015 after studying at the Universidade de Evora in Portugal. In 2016 she lives for six months in Kampala where she works as a volunteer in KYDA association. Since 2014 she deals with participatory processes collaborating for a period with ScatolAperta association and since 2017 with ABCittà, a social cooperative society.
Valentina Milazzo
TUgende cofounder
Bianca lives and works as an architect in Milan. She graduated at the Faculty of Architettura Civile of the Politecnico di Milano in April 2016 after studying at the Escuela Tecnica Superior de arquitectura de Granada and the Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo de Santiago de Chile. Since 2013 he has been a board member of the Arci Quarto Posto in Quarto Oggiaro in Milan, a space where to experience the opportunity of being an active citizen by proposing cultural projects in a socially difficult suburb.
Bianca Pichler
TUgende cofounder
Fanny was born and has grown up in Milan. She studied Architecture at the Facoltà di Architettura Civile – Politecnico of Milan – where she graduated in April 2016. During her studies she examined the issue of housing rights by looking at the self-building process in informal settlements and urban development in African cities. Her graduation thesis was “THE RIGHT TO THE CITY, a series of projects for a sustainable neighborhood in Kampala” after living for a few months there.
Fanny Regazzoni
TUgende cofounder
Clelia lives and works in Kampala, Uganda, since 2015 for the AVSI Foundation in the communication office. She graduated in April 2015 at the Faculty of Architettura Civile of Politecnico di Milano. In 2011 and 2014 she was inter at Caravatti studio in Monza. In 2015 she took part in the Copera(c)tion course at Politecnico di Milano. She has had several volunteer experiences in the African continent and since 2013 she is a board member KYDA association and follows on-site the activities proposed by TUgende for the guys and the association. ​
Clelia Vegezzi
TUgende cofounder
Carmelinda lives in Bologna and works for Ynap (Yoox) dealing with CustomerCare and back office in German language. She studied philosophy at the Università degli studi di Catania, where she graduated in 2012. In 2017 she attended the advanced course of social media strategists on Ong2.0 (ICT for social good). In the past she lived in Munich and in Manhattan where she worked as a kindergarten teacher.
Carmelinda Ferraro
TUgende Foundraiser