Why 'Casa de la Mateada'?

The Argentinian drink, mate, is often shared in friendship and solidarity. This practice has a deep resonance in the culture, and embodies the shared intimacy and sense of accompaniment and friendship that is at the heart of our program.


Casa de la Mateada: Student Voices

Learn more about the program from the student perspective as they talk about their experiences with Casa de la Mateada. watch video >>

From the Casa Blog: Learning to Be There

We gathered around the CASA de la Mateada staff members and I felt dumbfounded as we went through our weekly avisos (check-ins): NPR reports to keep us updated on the news, the schedule for the upcoming week, and food and transportation stipends. “It’s already March?!” I found myself thinking. Time is flying and Argentina has been an incredible teacher. There is so much I’ve already experienced, but there are a few things that really stand out to me when I think about what I yearn to implement into my daily life.
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