Avva could not read or write. Consequently, every Wednesday the granddaughter used to read the following episode of Kashi Yatre out to her, which used to appear in the Kannada Karmaveera. Avva never went to college because in her time folks didn't consider schooling vital for girls. Additionally, duties got married at a very young age and occupied her. Nonetheless, avva always regretted never going to school.