International Day of Older Persons

The International Day of Older Persons is observed on October 1 each year.


World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day (October 10), is a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy.


International Day of Rural Women

The critical role and contribution of rural women, including indigenous women, in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty.


World Food Day

World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on 16 October in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization


International Day for Eradication of Poverty

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is celebrated every year on October 17 throughout the world.


Wold Smile Day

The holiday is celebrated by raising awareness about issues affecting the elderly, such as senescence and elder abuse. It is also a day to appreciate the contributions that older people make to society.


World Palliative care Day

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day is a unified day of action to celebrate and support hospice and palliative care around the world.

External Links

  • AWH College of Education

    AWH Teacher Educators Institution which is the only one of its kind in Kerala, imparting B.Ed Degree course in Special Education and B.Ed General as well.

  • AWH Engineering College

    AWH Engineering College is a prestigious project of the Association for Welfare of the Handicapped (AWH), approved by AICTE, NewDelhi and affiliated to University of Calicut.

  • AWH Online

    The Association for Welfare of the Handicapped, is a premier NGO, working mostly in the developmentally backward region of Malabar in Kerala State.

  • AWH Special College

    AWH Special College is a prestigious institution of higher learning and pioneer institution in the educational field of physiotherapy, genetics, audiology and speech language pathology.

Welcome to MET

Welcome to the official website of the Mujahid Education Trust (MET). Started in 1975, MET is a Calicut-based non-profit organization which aims to look after the welfare and development of women and children in distress. The trust is registered under the Societies Registration Act and has obtained Income Tax Exemptions under Sections 12A and 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

The MET continues to function in association with the Association for Welfare of the Handicapped. The areas of specialization of the trust includes welfare, advancement and empowerment of women and children in distress, amelioration of drug and alcohol addicts, educational advancements of deprived sections of the society and environmental protection.

Our Mission

The organization shall strive to provide

  • Counseling Services,
  • Set up Short Stay Homes for Women and Children in distress
  • Organize awareness generation programs on the challenges in a Society in transition
  • To expand Street Children Projects, Child line Services,
  • Start Special Schools for differently abled children.
  • Start Self Employment Programs for the economically weaker Sections of the Society.
  • Take up programs or projects of various agencies like State and Central Government for the welfare of women, children, elderly, disabled and other needy sections of the Society.

Our Vision

  • To be the leading voluntary institution in the state of Kerala, particularly North Kerala by setting the standard for rendering unparalleled services for the holistic development of human kind especially Women and Children as a whole and  economically weaker Sections  of the minority communities in particular.
  • To be a major service provider for providing services and education to the deprived section of the society.
  • To work against addiction of all kinds, through campaigns, and provide de addiction services.
  • To be an institution with the fiscal stability, facilities, and resources required to achieve the above goals.