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Consuela and her Tamales

Starting with corn fresh from the fields and a machete, Consuela Alcantar Cota makes 300 tamales a day and proves how much difference a small loan can make. Photo/Mary Rutland

Four years ago, Consuela Alcantar Cota, a middle-aged woman, started a wholesale tamale business with the aid of loans from Grameen de la Frontera in Sonora, Mexico. At her home, she greets visitors warmly and demonstrates how to husk corn in just one or two blows with a machete-like knife.

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