Nagaveni is class IV Nanhi Kali from Mahabubnagar. She lives with her mother who is a daily wage labourer, younger sister and grandmother in the Maldakal village. Nagaveni used to earlier live with her family in Bangalore where her father worked as a migrant labor. Post his death she moved to her mother’s hometown. Nagaveni’s mother is the sole breadwinner of the family. Despite her struggle to support her family, she never gave up on her children’s education.

Nagaveni is a keen and attentive learner and has managed to attain 92% attendance at school and 80% at the ASC and performed impressively in her annual examinations. Her mother expresses her heartfelt gratitude to project Nanhi Kali for all the support.