APOPO vzw

APOPO's mission is to develop detection rats technology to provide solutions for global problems and inspire positive social change. APOPO's vision is to solve pressing humanitarian challenges with detection rats technology. Our core values are: Quality - Demonstrating and promoting high standards in research, design, training and implementation of detection rats technology. Social Transformation - Developing skills, creating jobs, improving socio-economic and environmental conditions, releasing land for development, and combating public health issues. Innovation - Pioneering creative research and innovative solutions within a participatory learning culture. Diversity - Embracing diversity...

Full cheeks Friday

Full cheeks Friday
Our African giant pouched rats work-for-food during the week, but by the weekend they deserve a treat...on Friday afternoons APOPO's rats enjoy a feast fit for heroes, filling their cheek pouches to the brim! (view small | med | large | orig)

Heroic team

Heroic team
HeroRAT trainer, Abu, offers a banana reward to a young Mine Detection Rat after a solid session sniffing out landmines! (view small | med | large | orig)

HeroRATs: Sniffing Out Landmines and Tuberculosis

HeroRATs: Sniffing Out Landmines and Tuberculosis
Photo from Progress Report 'HeroRAT Newsletter - July 2011' (view small | med | large | orig)

HeroRATs: Sniffing Out Landmines and Tuberculosis

HeroRATs: Sniffing Out Landmines and Tuberculosis
Photo from Progress Report 'HeroRAT Newsletter - June 2011' (view small | med | large | orig)

HeroRATs: Sniffing Out Landmines and Tuberculosis

HeroRATs: Sniffing Out Landmines and Tuberculosis
Photo from Progress Report 'HeroRAT Newsletter - May 2011' (view small | med | large | orig)
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