Support APOPO's rats in their life-saving missions

 
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Speeding up detection services

Speeding up detection services
A fully trained HeroRAT can increase the efficiency of humanitarian detection programs, reducing time and costs involved. Image: Yasuyoshi Chiba / AFP (view small | med | large | orig)

MDR in Mozambique minefields

MDR in Mozambique minefields
One of APOPO's accredited Mine Detection Rats working in the Gaza Province of Mozambique. Image: Eric Nathan (view small | med | large | orig)

A nose knows

A nose knows
Showing off our most important asset. Image: Brian Johnson (view small | med | large | orig)

TB detection HeroRAT

TB detection HeroRAT
A TB detection HeroRAT works in an automated cage to detect TB in human sputum samples (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)

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)

William at the dairy

William at the dairy
Photo from Progress Report 'Rats saved William's life' (view small | med | large | orig)

William and his family

William and his family
Photo from Progress Report 'Rats saved William's life' (view small | med | large | orig)

William is now healthy!

William is now healthy!
Photo from Progress Report 'Rats saved William's life' (view small | med | large | orig)

HeroRAT being trained with TNT inside tea eggs

HeroRAT being trained with TNT inside tea eggs
Photo from Progress Report 'HeroRATs closer to Cambodia' (view small | med | large | orig)
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Organization

APOPO vzw

Morogoro, Tanzania, Tanzania, United Republic of
http://www.apopo.org

Project Leader

Chris Hines

Morogoro, Tanzania, United Republic of

Where is this project located?

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