Adopt or gift a HeroRAT

Adopt a HeroRAT and help people to live, work, and play without fear or disease

For as little as $9.00 a month you can adopt a HeroRAT and help save lives

Magawa in the field

Magawa is a highly trained Mine Detection Rat or MDR for short. Magawa saves lives by using his remarkable sense of smell to safely sniff out explosives faster than existing methods. Cambodia is the world’s second most mined country in the world and Magawa is on a mission to protect local communities.

Your support is helping people like Lulu

"APOPO’s HeroRATs detected my tuberculosis, they saved my life!"

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Where your support really makes a difference

Training Rats

There are nearly 300 HeroRATs under our care. Your support ensures they're treated like the heroes they are.

Saving Lives

Landmines and tuberculosis kill. Your support enables people to live, work, and play without fear.

Social Change

APOPO empowers people and communities. Your support helps create jobs and improves economic and environmental conditions.

What you'll receive

Welcome Pack

A digital ten page Welcome Pack stacked full of pictures, facts, figures, and quotes that will tell you everything you need to know.

Adoption Certificate

A digital certificate of adoption with your name on it.

Monthly Impact Updates

Monthly updates direct to your email inbox to keep you up to date with the latest news and information from the field.