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At the ILD, we gather, train, and mentor Afghan men and women from all sectors of society to confront the problems facing their nation. We teach ideas, skills, principles, and mindsets that empower these developing leaders to accomplish the difficult tasks set before them.
The Institute for Leadership Development (ILD) exists to produce positive change in the lives of Afghans by developing the character and competency of emerging Afghan leaders to meet the needs of a developing society.
ILD exists to serve men and women with leadership training that develops both character and competency to become transformed leaders who transform society.

What is ILD?


Transformed Leaders, Transforming Afghan Society.


Training and Developing Servant leaders through an academic and interactive learning environment.

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Impact Stories

ILD is a place where you can discover JOY and LOVE… joining the ILD leadership journey has changed my attitude and life, and my whole perception of the world around me. The people who teach at ILD are true servant leaders, who transform lives. I wish for further success for ILD Family!

Soraia Sadat

One of the great lessons I have learned at ILD was, learning how to lead myself; and help others to do the same in their lives. It transformed my life; helped me to become a servant leader, and an active and trustworthy citizen for my country.​

Mojtaba Habib Hafez

ILD helped me to discover my true self; my strengths and talents. Generally, it helped me to become a better person and a servant leader.​

Tamanna Jaliss

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