Karnataka: This rural government school runs on the goodwill of donors, local people. Hubli News – Times of India

Koppal: This Government Lower Primary School located at Lakshmi Camp, Kuntoji, Gangavathi Educational Taluk is attracting students and education lovers because of its beautification and co-curricular activities. it is smart classroom, ComputerSeparate toilets for students and staff, drinking water, dining table, ground, desk, garden, fountain etc. Believe me, it has been developed at par with any private elite school.
Somu Kudrihalwho is the headmaster and the only full-fledged teacher of the school since 2011, told TOI that the school is getting basic and advanced facilities. donors across the state. “Lakshmi Camp is a shelter for 60 families who migrated from Andhra Pradesh during the construction of Hosapete Dam. The school was established in 2003 with contributions from villagers, with a strength of 10 students. The people are poor but they are generous enough to provide facilities and schools for the sake of their children,” he said.
Raghavendra Garhwal, a farmer and chairman of the School Development and Monitoring Committee, said the school was about to be closed due to lack of students. “When Kudrihal joined the school in 2011, there has been growth in all aspects. Now the school has 27 students. Kudrihal is spending a part of his salary on the students, attracting donors through his activities. The village The children and grandchildren of resident Meka Rambabu donated 8×30 ft land for the school and that was a big boost,” he said.
Anil, Ramakrishna, Pampapati, Upendra, Dorababu, Anjaneya, Ramanji and other alumni members of the school said that they are ready to contribute money, labor to the school.
Kudrihal said that he is sharing information about the activities of the school and many of his social media friends and philanthropists are extending their help for the school. “The members of Sampriti Shikshakara Kala Balaga have painted the entire school bearing all the expenses,” he said.
Mallikarjun Natikar, an artist from Vijayapura, said impressed by the school’s activities, he offered the service of painting the walls of the campus and classrooms at a nominal cost.
Artistic models made from waste materials are another attraction in the school premises.