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 d...

HeroRAT clearing mine contaminated land

HeroRAT clearing mine contaminated land
Photo from Progress Report 'Creating positive change in Angola' (view small | med | large | orig)

Clearing much needed land

Clearing much needed land
Photo from Progress Report 'Creating positive change in Angola' (view small | med | large | orig)

Sniffing out mines in Angola

Sniffing out mines in Angola
Photo from Progress Report 'Creating positive change in Angola' (view small | med | large | orig)

Sniffing out disease and saving lives

Sniffing out disease and saving lives
Our TB detection rats have helped diagnose over 8000 TB patients that were initially missed by local hospitals using microscopy. Nuru was one of them. She was put on treatment and is now doing fine. (view small | med | large | orig)

TB detection HeroRAT

TB detection HeroRAT
HeroRAT Julius and trainer Ezekiel at the TB center in Morogoro, getting ready for a life-saving job! (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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