Mine detection HeroRAT Magawa with his PDSA medal Malen and Magawa Cyklon the HeroDOG

APOPO vzw

Org #806
Vetted since 2009 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
1998
year founded
$1,141,824
raised on GlobalGiving
13
years fundraising
5
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

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 d... read more

Project Leaders
Christophe Cox
Christophe Cox
Charlie Richter
Charlie Richter
Bastian van Mierlo
Bastian van Mierlo
Chris Frantz
Chris Frantz
Emma Mortiboy
Emma Mortiboy
Team
Bart Weetjens, Christophe Cox, Havard Bach, Negussie Beyene, Judith Karue, Ashley S Fitzpatrick, Dr. Lena Fiebig, Dr. Cindy Fast, Robert Burny, Dr. Georgies Mgode, Chris Frantz, Charlie Richter, Manuel J Agostinho, Bart Rombaut, Emma L Mortiboy, Lily Shallom, Jen Yoder
Organization Information
PO Box 3078
Morogoro, Tanzania 3078
Tanzania, United Republic of
+255 778 779 779
Organization Information
PO Box 3078
Morogoro, Tanzania 3078
Tanzania, United Republic of
+255 778 779 779

Project Reports

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Jun 25, 2021
Superstar Magawa Retires & New HeroRATs arrive!
This special project update features APOPO’s star HeroRAT, Magawa’s retirement and a new squad of 20 HeroRAT arrivals in Cambodia! As you may remember, veteran Magawa was formally...
Jun 23, 2021
HeroDOGs prove adept at finding cluster munitions.
Our HeroDOGs’ work has continued despite the pandemic, as lives literally depend on our demining activities. The APOPO team use our HeroDOGs as technical survey dogs (TSDs), which means that...
Apr 8, 2021
Continued climate action in Tanzania - thank you!
Welcome to your quarterly report update on APOPO’s HeroTREEs program in Tanzania. Despite the global effects of Covid-19, our farmers remain working and are as committed as ever, to mitigating...
 
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