Letters

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Letter #13: A Loss

Letter #13: A Loss

Dear Friend of Ashaya and Without, As the new year breaks, this is a story about a loss, and Ritu (Ritu is a pseudonym used to protect her privacy). Ritu...

Letter #13: A Loss

Dear Friend of Ashaya and Without, As the new year breaks, this is a story about a loss, and Ritu (Ritu is a pseudonym used to protect her privacy). Ritu...

Letter #12: A Dreamy Scary Trip

Letter #12: A Dreamy Scary Trip

Dear Friend of Ashaya, It has been an INTENSE three months. I have been stressed out – a little down and a little drained, with my tank of energy craving...

Letter #12: A Dreamy Scary Trip

Dear Friend of Ashaya, It has been an INTENSE three months. I have been stressed out – a little down and a little drained, with my tank of energy craving...

Letter #11: Finding Signal In The Noise

Letter #11: Finding Signal In The Noise

It’s been quite a whirlwind since we launched. A raging tempest whose shrill laughter doesn’t always seem like fun. A lot of new folks have been added to the distro since...

Letter #11: Finding Signal In The Noise

It’s been quite a whirlwind since we launched. A raging tempest whose shrill laughter doesn’t always seem like fun. A lot of new folks have been added to the distro since...

Letter #10: And We Launch

Letter #10: And We Launch

Dear Friend of Ashaya, It has been over two years since I started writing these letters to you. 28 long months that have flown by. And we are finally launching. We are...

Letter #10: And We Launch

Dear Friend of Ashaya, It has been over two years since I started writing these letters to you. 28 long months that have flown by. And we are finally launching. We are...

Letter #9: The Long And Short Of It

Letter #9: The Long And Short Of It

Dear Friend of Ashaya, Three months is such a long period of time but also, so short. Like every quarter in our little world of Ashaya, so much has happened,...

Letter #9: The Long And Short Of It

Dear Friend of Ashaya, Three months is such a long period of time but also, so short. Like every quarter in our little world of Ashaya, so much has happened,...

Letter #8: Patience Is Mostly A Virtue, Right?

Letter #8: Patience Is Mostly A Virtue, Right?

Dear Friend of Ashaya, An interesting little incident happened with Jayashri, our informal worker. Wide-eyed and usually with a wide smile, Jayashri works part-time with us. She leads the pre-processing...

Letter #8: Patience Is Mostly A Virtue, Right?

Dear Friend of Ashaya, An interesting little incident happened with Jayashri, our informal worker. Wide-eyed and usually with a wide smile, Jayashri works part-time with us. She leads the pre-processing...