Sillian Ferrariis the 30 years old president of Oriel; he has a strong passion for international cooperation and foreign languages in
fact he can speak Italian, Spanish, German, French and English.
In 2011-2012 he lived one year in Perú, in the shanty town
of Huaycán (a suburb of Lima) working as a “white helmet” on behalf of the Italian NGO C.P.S..
During the year in Perú he deal with several tasks such as
working in a hospital as a nurse aide, helping people by teaching them Italian or English, managing a microcredit program for women, taking part in projects related with children and health
care, supporting programs about protection of the environment.
All of this gave him a high motivation for keeping the path
of working with developing countries, due of the fact that he has seen how much needs they still got.
After coming back to Europe, he get acquainted with the
“Youth in Action” program and saw the opportunities it can be offered so he took part on several youth exchange and training courses related to his fields of interest.
At the end of 2012 he moved to Germany in order to learn the
language and at the beginning of September 2013 he started a traineeship as a nurse in a hospital.
During these years, he was an active member of the
organization Foundaction (Italy) and afterwards of Cicla ULM (Germany), keeping his interest in the international cooperation. In October 2017 he achieved his dream to found his own
organization: Oriel association.
Francesco Bugnolais 23
years old and lives in Verona. He did his studies in the economic sector and worked for some companies around the area of Verona.
His interests are the nature, permaculture, literature,
philosophy and poetry.
After some time spent thinking about what is important for him
he decided to dedicate a piece of his life to voluntarism: his first experience was in Poland where he was involve in a project (EVS) with kids and disabled people in schools.
That was the beginning of his big love for voluntarism, which
means the possibility to dedicate time to other people without asking something material in return.
With Oriel he traveled to two different places, Spain and
Greece, where he did a training course and one youth exchange.
Now he wants to have an active role inside Oriel because he would like to do the difference in this World.
Changing the world is possible only if the beginning come from ourselves.
Manuel Bertograduated in Visual Arts in 2016 in the
Accademy of Fine Arts G.B: Cignaroli, Verona.
During that period he
attended a couple of youth exchanges that has triggered a world of new learning opportunities.
Later on, he continued
to attend training courses.
Furthermore, he wants
to give his contribute on the topic of sustainability by cooperating with RIVE (Rete Italiana Villaggi Ecologici) a network of ecovillages that experiment eco friendly and stress-free
ways of life.
He's always satisfied
when he manage to merge these 3 passions in new projects and in order to do so, to work in the field of international cooperation was the next logical step.
Giulia Ucciero, graduated in Languages for Intercultural and Business Communication, is 23 years
She has recently attended a Master in European Project
Planning and Management in order to improve her knowledge in Erasmus Plus to start writing Erasmus project as soon as possible.
Meanwhile, she participated in several Youth
Exchange and Training Course, which taught her the importance of sharing our culture and learning from other ones.
That’s why she chose to write her university thesis about
the European identity in Erasmus projects, as she believes Erasmus is an “antidote” against prejudices, which helps to go beyond borders and to expand our cultural background.
Indeed, during her studies, she has lived and worked
abroad to improve her fluency of French, English and Spanish.
In a nutshell, she is an enterprising, open-minded and
curious girl, who loves Erasmus Project, foreign languages and sharing experiences.
Deonisie Zupcu,31 years old, Oriel association´s
Graduated from the
University of Verona with a master´s degree in Banking and Finance, which allowed to improve his knowledge about financial matters and to make his dream come true.
He´s currently working
on a financial loan company in Verona and
he´s happy and
confident of taking part in Oriel association.
His hobbies are
reading, playing football (a great way to build discipline and learning how important teamwork is) and sharing experiences.
Giulia Nichelegraduated in Tourism sector in Verona.
She worked for some hotels as a receptionist.
She started her experience abroad with cultural exchanges
and one Erasmus + project in Latvia after high school where she had important and useful possibilities to grow personally and, at the same time, to cultivate her strong passion for traveling.
After these experiences she has been in almost all Europe for knowing and discovering the beauty and diversity of each country that she saw.
In 2018 she started to collaborate into the voluntary
world where she did a training course and a youth exchange for Oriel organization.
In this way she combined her passion with the concrete
possibility to help and stay with other people.