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D Read the article and do the exercise below . A New Water Project In many schools in Africa , children can’t wait to play on the carousel during their lunch break . The carousel is a lot of fun , but it’s also a water pump * . How Does the Carousel Work ? Children push the carousel round and round . When they go round , they pump clean water up from the ground . This water goes into a big tank . People can then get clean water from the tank . Why Is the Pump So Important ? In many villages in Africa , people get sick and die because there is no clean drinking water . Another problem is that the girls in these villages do not go to school . It’s their job to bring clean water to their families . Every day they have to walk very far to get water . This takes hours . How Does the Water Pump Change People’s Lives ? Now , because of the water pump , people are healthier , girls can go to school and everyone has clean drinking water . By the end of 2010 , there will be more than four thousand water pumps in Africa . Thanks to these water pumps , millions of people in Africa will have clean drinking water . True or false ? 1 . Children play on the carousel at school . 2 . The carousel is also a water pump . 3 . There are millions of water pumps in Africa .

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