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Children usually enjoy building up collections, and typically these include dolls, miniature cars or even toy guns. For my five-year-old niece, however, the items she prizes happen to be kratik nam, personal water containers students carry to school. 

Our cupboard is cluttered and almost overflowing with kratik, almost 20 of them, and there are various sizes and shapes of bottles and cups, many of them bearing logos or cartoons.

As she carries the personal bottles around almost everywhere to sip from, she hardly ever needs to buy drinking water or cold beverages from supermarkets or convenience stores, never mind those soda drinks.

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