Muvvala Krishna and Lalitha are young couple from Gondivalasa, in Araku, Andhra Pradesh. They hold a Bachelor's degree in arts, science and education, and are active members of the community. In fact, Krishna has been a President of the Village Development Committee. Their plot has consistently been among the highest producers of pepper – second only to coffee. They priortise crop diversity, and also bring out pulses, millets, turmeric.