APOPO now accepts donations in the form of cryptocurrency.
APOPO accepts tax efficient donations in the following cryptocurrencies via The Giving Block:
Bitcoin Donations (BTC)
Ethereum Donations (ETH)
Basic Attention Token (BAT)
Bitcoin Cash Donations (BCH)
Gemini Dollar (GUSD)
Litecoin Donations (LTC)
By accepting cryptocurrencies, APOPO is offering cryptocurrency users the ability to support the charity in a tax efficient way. The IRS classifies cryptocurrency donations as property, meaning they are not subject to capital gains tax and are deductible on the donor's tax returns.
APOPO addresses global issues through research, development and deployment of scent detection technology at its training and research center in Tanzania and seven other countries
59 countries and states suffer from the blight of hidden landmines. APOPO's landmines detection rats ignore scrap metal and only detect explosive scent, making them much faster at finding landmines than metal detectors.
Detecting tuberculosis remains one of the biggest challenges facing medical professionals. APOPO’s TB detection rats can check 100 samples for tuberculosis in 20 minutes; the same task would take a lab technician up to 4 days. Suspect samples are re-checked using LED fluorescence microscopy.
To learn more about APOPO visit their site: apopo.org
About The Giving Block
The Giving Block equips nonprofits to fundraise cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, providing education, training and a technical solution. For nonprofits who choose to go the extra mile, they advise on crypto fundraising strategies, and/or pair nonprofits up with partner crypto organizations, elevating fundraising and awareness outcomes. Ultimately, they help nonprofits build a cryptocurrency fundraising program, and a brand in the cryptocurrency industry.