Chun Ry and family - helped by our HeroRATs HeroRAT and Lab Technician detecting tuberculosis RescueRAT with backpack HeroRAT working in the field, detecting landmines.

APOPO vzw

Org #806
Vetted since 2009 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Staff Favorite Site Visit Verified
1998
year founded
$1,611,460
raised on GlobalGiving
16
years fundraising
6
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
Javier Castillo
Javier Castillo
Team
Christophe Cox, Bart Rombaut, Dr. Negussie Beyene, Judith Karue, Dr. Joseph Soka, Dr. Cindy Fast, Robert Burny, Charlie Richter, Manuel J Agostinho, Emma L Mortiboy, Lily Shallom, Jen Yoder, Anna Bouchier, Michael Heiman, Tess Tewelde, Tefera Agizew, Javier Castillo
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

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Your last HeroDOGs report of 2023!

By Emma Mortiboy | Public Fundraising

Hello and welcome to your latest report on your support of APOPO’s HeroDOGs. The last three months have been very productive!  In Cambodia, two of APOPO’s Technical Survey Dog... Read the full report ›

Your update on the HeroRATs!

By Emma Mortiboy | Public Fundraising

We hope this email finds you well and filled with pride as we share your latest impact update on your support of our HeroRATs. Our HeroRATs continue to use their amazing noses to sniff out landmines... Read the full report ›

Your latest HeroTREEs Update!

By Emma Mortiboy | Public Fundraising

Thank you for your continued support. We are delighted to let you know that during the second quarter of 2023, 13,416 HeroTREEs were planted, which is a huge accomplishment.  GPS... Read the full report ›
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