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About us

APOPO trains rats to save lives. We are a social enterprise that researches, develops and disseminates detection rats technology for humanitarian purposes.

APOPO is a registered Belgian NGO, with its headquarters in Tanzania. Our mission is to develop detection rats technology to provide solutions for global problems and inspire positive social change.

We currently train 'HeroRATs' for humanitarian work in two areas: landmine detection and tuberculosis screening.


Contact information

Date Founded: 1998

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Phone: +255 23 2600 635

PO Box 3078, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Morogoro, Tanzania

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