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  • HOW CAN YOU HELP?

    Follow the guide!

    You can be a part of our daily efforts to help people live without fear of land mines or tuberculosis.

    Discover the many ways you can make a difference!

  • ADopt a HeroRAT

    Live the apopo experience

    Fascinated by our HeroRATs? Our adoption program gives you the opportunity to experience how our heroes evolve from birth to operational deployment!

    HeroRAT adoption involves a monthly donation but we offer an annual payment model as well. Only one thing is more fun: a gift adoption for kids, friends or family!

    MORE ABOUT HERORAT ADOPTION
  • Donate online

    Every donation counts

    Training HeroRATs. Clearing mine infested land. Making sure TB patients are identified. Researching ways to make our processes even better, and help more people. Want to help?

    Every donation helps us do a little more. One more square meter, one more TB patient identified - all thanks to you. Our online donation page lets you make the world a better place right now!

    DONATE NOW
  • HELP US AS A TEAM

    Start a fundraiser

    Birthdays, anniversaries, sports challenges or any other important events are great moments to join up and fundraise together.

    Forget birthday cards, flowers and CD's you will never listen to. Ask for a gift that saves lives. Or cycle, run or zumba to raise money for the HeroRATs!

    START BUILDING YOUR FUNDRAISER
  • IDEAS FOR COMPANIES

    Together, we can do more

    Set a corporate challenge, add in a matching donation, and watch your employees perform magic!

    Check out our suggestions for corporate support. We've got some creative ideas for you, and we're open to suggestions from your side!

    WHAT COULD YOU DO ?
  • GET THE T-SHIRT

    Make a fashion statement

    What do you get a person who has everything? An APOPO HeroRAT T-shirt of course!

    These unique tees and hoodies will make you a star in every crowd.

    CHECK OUT RATWEAR
  • GET SOCIAL WITH US

    And tell the world you love us

    We can't stop talking about how great our HeroRATs are. Why not help us reach more people?

    Share our stories, retweet our messages, like our page. Pick your favourite social media and spread the word!

THANK YOU

By choosing to support our HeroRATs, you are helping us

  • save lives and limbs by clearing landmines and ensuring early identification of TB patients,
  • create local employment and encourage development, while providing a cost-effective solution to global humanitarian challenges,
  • return land to communities for farming, infrastructur in order to open the doors for development,
  • curb the spread of TB by providing an efficient screening tool, which can benefit vast populations in poor urban areas,
  • develop new applications for detection rats technology.

The contributions we receive go towards our mine action programs, screening for TB, research into future applications, and the ongoing maintenance and training of our HeroRATs (including banana treats!)