Himanshi Kumari lived with her mother and brother in Jagannathpur, Jharkhand. Her mother is a vegetable vendor. With the pandemic affecting the finances of the household, the mother is unable to afford to send both his son and daughter to school.
Hariksha was born in 2008 and lives in Ranchi, Jharkhand. She lives with her parents and a sibling. One of her sisters lives with her grandmother due to financial constraints.
Andrea was born 2010. She lives with her mother who is a single parent is struggling to educate her child with what she earns.
Nivedita was born in 2017. She lives with her father, a watchman, and her mother who is a domestic maid, both struggling to educate their children with what they earn.
Priya has had a period of being practically disconnected from academics for more than a year until late 2021, owing to the instabilities in the family.