AWH is a pioneering welfare organization whose charity and service oriented activities date back to1970. The corporate office is in Kozhikode city. The visionaries of AWH wanted to make the organization versatile and unique capable of participating in the process of social transformation and hence focused their attention towards special education for mentally retarded and physically handicapped students as well as in higher education and technical education for all.

The education system conceived by AWH, by training students and instilling in them a quest for excellence and innovation with a resolute approach to productivity, global awareness and professional competence, has made its indelible mark in the field of higher education.AWH is committed to promoting and propagating quality technical education on par with international standards. 

AWH Engineering College is a prestigious project of the Association for Welfare of the Handicapped (AWH), approved by AICTE, NewDelhi and affiliated to APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University(KTU) . Today AWH has 86 institutions dealing with all aspects of disability welfare and general, reaching over 10,000 beneficiaries annually. In fact, AWH is the only one of its kind under Muslim minority management in the country. Special education, higher education and technical education are thrust areas of the AWH. Several programs under the Human Resource Development are undertaken by the AWH. The AWH is committed to promote and propagate quality education on par with international standards. It is our earnest ambition to groom talents and turn them into top quality professionals with high intellectual capabilities and strong moral values.