Who We Are

ILID India, (a division of Kasturi trust - a non-profit organisation registered in India), is dedicated to serve poor population in India especially in Education sector.

ILID caters to the leadership and institutional development needs of social organizations; it is an umbrella organization that helps social entrepreneurs improve and innovate to deliver the best results possible to the poor and the disadvantaged.

In the midst of their daily operations, most NGOs today struggle with two key issues – scalability and sustainability. These are issues that are critical not only to their growth, but often times to their very existence.

In the words of Dr. G. K. Jayaram (founder, ILID), “The infant mortality rate in this sector is high, and while in the initial phases one can live off idealism, after a while the harsh realities catch up.”

Armed with extensive corporate experience and the passion to bring in change, ILID consultants work to infuse professionalism, result-orientation and corporate pragmatism into NGOs.


 Our Vision

To globally enable public, private and non-profit sectors  to better respond to the needs and priorities of the poor, vulnerable and marginalized

To promote leadership, organizational and institutional development towards advancing sustainable development sector reforms

 Founding Principles

Ø  To commit to action and result orientation, and obsession with result producing methodologies, which are ethically bound and ethically executed.

Ø  To understand our clients’ philosophies and act as their partners, and ‘friend, philosopher and guide’.

Ø  To serve, ultimately, the poorest constituencies, and in order to fulfill this, we work pro bono. 

Ø  To act as a liaison and to leverage resources  between the professionals and the elite of the society, who have the resources, networks, and power, and those organizations that are dedicated to the poor, the weak, and the unrepresented.

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