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...

Support APOPO's rats in their life-saving missions

Support APOPO's rats in their life-saving missions
Photo from Progress Report 'HeroRAT August 2013 Newsletter' (view small | med | large | orig)

A HeroRAT plays after training

A HeroRAT plays after training
Photo from Progress Report 'APOPO's work in Mozambique' (view small | med | large | orig)

The HeroRATs save thousands of lives

The HeroRATs save thousands of lives
Photo from Progress Report 'APOPO's work in Mozambique' (view small | med | large | orig)

Click-means-food training

Click-means-food training
Click-means-food is one of the key stages a HeroRAT goes through before going into TB or Mine Detection training. This is a life saver in the making. (view small | med | large | orig)

Training for Mine Detection

Training for Mine Detection
A HeroRAT undergoes training in mine detection. These rats have saved thousands of lives through their exceptional sense of smell. (view small | med | large | orig)

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