Our Mission

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

When integrated into conventional methods the HeroRATs help speed up landmine and tuberculosis detection. They also present a massive potential to help fight other global issues.

Our Mission

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

 

CORE VALUES

QUALITY
Demonstrating and promoting high standards in research, design, training and implementation of detection rats technology.

INNOVATION
Pioneering creative research and innovative solutions within a participatory learning culture.

SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION
Developing skills, creating jobs, improving socio-economic and environmental conditions, releasing land for development, and combating public health issues.

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

Stories: Sam

“For decades we have lived in fear of the landmines near my home. Now we can work the land, herd our livestock safely and finally get on with our lives.”

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Strategic goals

APOPO saves lives through the deployment of detection rats technology:

Deploying cost-efficient mine action solutions in affected countries

Accelerating TB diagnosis in high TB - burden countries

Researching and developing innovative detection rats technology applications