Bitcoin Donations Can Now Fund Mine-Detecting 'Super Rats'

By Sanne Wass

Belgian NGO and social enterprise APOPO is now accepting bitcoin donations to fund innovative humanitarian projects in eight countries across Africa and Asia.

With the announcement, it joins an increasing number of non-profits and charities that use bitcoin to tap into new global sources of revenue. The donations are being made through a partnership with payments processor BitPay.

Notably, APOPO uses giant pouched African rats for humanitarian purposes. Nicknamed ‘HeroRATs’, the rodents are trained to detect land mines and tuberculosis using their extraordinary sense of smell.

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Bitcoin Donations Can Now Fund Mine-Detecting 'Super Rats'
Bitcoin Donations Can Now Fund Mine-Detecting 'Super Rats'

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