Who are we?

Kusum Foundation is a Charitable Organisation (Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)) and is established as a legal entity with objective of upliftment of rural folk through education primarily vocational education. It aims to impart vocational training in rural areas of India. Through ICT (information and communication technologies) and other discipline of vocational training, the foundation endeavours to bring a socio-economic change initially in rural Bihar and going forward to other parts of India and overseas centres. It was founded by Dr. Anand Kumar, a Chartered FCSI (Fellow Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, UK) mostly on self-funding basis under the guidance of Shri Ram Raghubir Prasad Sinha who has been Chief Trustee of the foundation since its inception in 2008.


Kusum Foundation is headquartered (registered office) in Chapra, Saran, Bihar, India whereas it is functioning from village Katesar located approximately 18 kilometers from Chapra (Saran).


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Our Aim & Mission

Kusum Foundation aims to impart vocational education/skills to youth particularly coming from "bottom of pyramid" in order to enable them self-dependent and employable. It would aid and support youths in providing a direction for their career and self-sustainability.

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About the Founder

Dr. Anand Kumar, a Chartered (FCSI), is a senior banking and insurance professional. He holds experience in handling financial and management operations in the UK, Singapore, and India. Dr. Anand is currently working as an Executive Director & Deputy Chief Executive, with the Union Bank of India (UK) Limited.

Besides, Dr. Anand Kumar, is a visiting fellow at Business School of University of Greenwich, London, UK. He is an ardent supporter of National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC), a children’s charity, in the UK and also supports ‘Save the Children.’

Dr. Kumar believes education & skill can only transform the society and help India achieve an inclusive growth. With educational and vocational training, the youths in Indian villages can give better shape to their future and help the country to grow consistently and considerably. He is a PhD, MBA, LLB, PGDBM and Dip.in Training and Development.

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Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.

Kusum Foundation is a charitable organisation with emphasis on upliftment of the rural people through vocational  education  in Bihar, India. Through IT and vocational education, the foundation has been successful in bringing out  a socio-economic change surrounding villages around Katesar  , Chapra  ,in rural Bihar , India.

- Albus Dumbledore - From Harry Potter
 Shri Ram Raghubir Prasad Sinha