Who we are

Our vision

To solve pressing humanitarian challenges with detection rats technology.

Our mission

To develop detection rats technology to provide solutions for global problems and inspire positive social change.

Our core values

  • 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 in all facets of the organization with respect to age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, physical abilities, nationality or ethnicity

Where we work


Her Royal Highness, Princess Astrid of Belgium

Her Royal Highness, Princess Astrid of Belgium

Hearing about APOPO's HeroRats is one thing, but actually witnessing their work firsthand was astonishing. During my visit to Tanzania and Mozambique, I discovered a lot more about the rats from the people who work closely with them every day.

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