80% of parents in the school are Farm Workers - Khet Mazdoor who works on paltry sum for their daily livings. Mother and Father don't have any resources to provide education to their children. This zilla parishad school teachers take the initiative to ensure that children are being sent to school regularly.
There are no employment opportunities in the kotambi gaon and most student parents are migrant farm workers who generally travel from one village to another in search of earning their livelihood. There are about 30 children in the school whose parents don't have any accommodation and they keep travelling always in search of employment.
The school teachers have made special arrangements and they themselves have contributed from their salaries initially, to provide food, shelter and imparted education to these children within the school premises. Now Maharashtra Apang Unnati Seva Sanstha provides all the required support for the running of the school and their basic needs.
The school teaches a strong academic syllabus,as well as students being taught about spirituality, with an emphasis on moral values and culture. They participate in regular meditations and yoga lessons.
Much of the population in rural areas of India does not place much emphasis on education, mainly because of financial restraints. However there is a growing awareness on the importance of education and parents are eager to see their children get a good education. As you can see, these delightful students are very happy to be at school.