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  Blue Peter's water appeal
Presenter Matt went to East Africa to launch the 2002 Blue Peter WaterWorks appeal to get clean water in Uganda and Tanzania
1/11 Presenter Matt went to East Africa to launch the 2002 Blue Peter WaterWorks appeal to get clean water in Uganda and Tanzania
He spoke to children there about their daily struggle to find water, which isn't even clean or safe to drink
2/11 He spoke to children there about their daily struggle to find water, which isn't even clean or safe to drink
Many children have to walk for miles each day just so they can take some water to school
3/11 Many children have to walk for miles each day just so they can take some water to school
Even children as young as two have to carry their own water
4/11 Even children as young as two have to carry their own water
The water in many East African villages is not even clean - it's yellow, murky and can spread diseases
5/11 The water in many East African villages is not even clean - it's yellow, murky and can spread diseases
Matt spoke to lots of children who'd been made really ill by the dirty water
6/11 Matt spoke to lots of children who'd been made really ill by the dirty water
The women and children have to dig deep holes to find water underground
7/11 The women and children have to dig deep holes to find water underground
Matt tried to climb down one of the holes, and found it really hard. And there's often snakes down there!
8/11 Matt tried to climb down one of the holes, and found it really hard. And there's often snakes down there!
The Blue Peter appeal wants to put new pumps and taps into the villages, like this one Matt visited
9/11 The Blue Peter appeal wants to put new pumps and taps into the villages, like this one Matt visited
WaterWorks is the 41st Blue Peter appeal, which raise cash for good causes
10/11 WaterWorks is the 41st Blue Peter appeal, which raise cash for good causes
The Blue Peter crew want children to hold bring and buy sales to raise money for the people in Uganda and Tanzania
11/11 The Blue Peter crew want children to hold bring and buy sales to raise money for the people in Uganda and Tanzania

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