About Us

Since 2007, Mil Milagros (MM) has been equipping mothers and teachers with skills and resources to improve the lives of children and families in rural Guatemala. MM’s goals are aligned with many of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals including no poverty, zero hunger, good health, quality education, gender equality, and clean water.

Meet Our Team

Lucy Aj

In-Country Director

Telma Alva

Community Coordinator

Margaret Blood

Founder/Senior Adviser

Shirley Bocel

Community Coordinator

Edgar Chalcú

Driver/Program Assistant

Claudia Chamorro

Community Coordinator

Isabel Chávez

Education Coordinator

Heidy Chutá

Community Coordinator

Carolyn Daly

Executive Director

Rosanna Giorlandino

Director of Partnerships and Evaluation

Manuel González

Administrative Assistant

Carmen Holman

Director of Communications

Lidia Joj

Community Coordinator

Marcos López

Education Coordinator

Dora Martínez

Director of Administration & Finance

Delia Mendoza

Program Director

Juana Rosales


Marlyn Sazo

Community Coordinator

Cristina Vicente

Program Director

Monica Vásquez

Community Coordinator

Claudia Xaminez

Community Coordinator

Sandy Xitamul

Community Coordinator

Yolanda Yac

Community Coordinator

Our Board of Directors

  • Rob Hoyt, Chair
  • Tim Bancroft, Vice Chair
  • Fred Muehter, Treasurer
  • Barbara Doe, Clerk
  • Juan Antonio Gil, Member
  • Carolyn Lyons, Member
  • Tom O’Brien, Member
  • Heidi Spear, Member
  • Margaret Blood, Founder/Executive Director


The causes and effects of poverty are multidimensional and require a comprehensive approach. As part of our approach, we build strategic alliances with other organizations to address needs in our partner communities that are outside our immediate purview, including access to water, health care, and school and home construction.

Featured Partners

Other Partners

Our Financials

For more detailed information about our financials, please visit our Guidestar Profile.