The ADWA was set up by one Asian Deaf Woman named Sarla Meisuria from
East London experienced and identified
the difficult of Asian Deaf Women’s needs due to the lacks of awareness among other organisations.
Sarla curiously asked a question
“Where are the
That was how it created more inconvenience and dysfunctional such as on the
top of their confusing identities and communication barrier plates among the Asian Deaf Women.
Sarla advocated and assisted a lot of Asian D/deaf women in her home area before she decided to set up voluntary work organisation, working mostly with the social service
and voluntary organisation, in the development of
an organisation for Asian Deaf Women.
This is when the ADWA happily born. It would not be without her enormous effort and Support.