Their teachers noticed it first. Anna, aged 6 and Irene, 9, were two sisters who were in danger of slipping through the cracks. The teachers could see the results, but they could not determine the causes for the girls’ issues. Anna and Irene lacked personal hygiene, which is a sure path to being teased, bullied, or ostracized by other children. The girls did not come to school prepared with even basic school supplies. They were struggling, both academically and socially.