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  • With and for every person in difficulty

    arcenciel not only serves people in difficulty, but also enables them to become more active and autonomous. arcenciel works for people in need, but most importantly with them and gives them the means to help others.

  • The earth is our home, protect it

    arcenciel believes in spreading environmental awareness and works on protecting the country’s natural resources. In all its initiatives, arcenciel aims for sustainable development, for the benefit of present and future generations.

  • Don’t DIS my ABILITY

    arcenciel believes that every person, no matter the gravity of his or her handicap, is capable of progress and contributes to the diversity and richness of society. arcenciel focuses on integrating disabled people, supporting them on socio-economic levels and providing them with much needed support.

  • For a better future, empower the youth

    arcenciel encourages challenged youths coming from vulnerable backgrounds to engage with other society members. To do that, arcenciel creates educational programs that will accompany, empower and lead them towards a better a future.

  • Different colors, same light

    arcenciel promotes diversity, and values differences in everyone. arcenciel believes that those differences enrich and develop society, which is why it engages marginalized people in the community.

Welcome

Since the day it started, arcenciel made it its mission to promote
diversity, integration, and development in different ways.
To do that, 5 programs were established: Agriculture & Environment,
Mobility & Health, Responsible Tourism, Youth empowerment, and Social Support.
Each one of those translates into activities and projects throughout Lebanon.
This online platform is meant to provide an introduction on who arcenciel is
and what arcenciel does and to allow everyone to participate
and engage with us in development.

LATEST NEWS

Agriculture and environment
Amazing day in Taanayel with L'Oreal for their Citizen Day.
Those guys can plant, paint, build, play, and so much more, in one day, they really helped us out, and supported our mission.
2016-08-02
Social support
Big thanks to all who attended and helped out in making this weekend at "Brocante Des Artistes" one packed with excitement and fun. We really couldn't have done it without you all. Until next year!
2016-07-15

  • 75%
    of the volunteers
    at arcenciel, are living with disabilities or other difficulties
  • 460
    volunteers
    work with arcenciel towards sustainable development
  • 40k
    people
    were served in 2015. Services can range from mobility equipment to health and social support
  • 600
    wheelchairs
    are produced by arcenciel every year
  • 117K
    people
    visited the Domaine de Taanayel in 2015; a 560 acres plot of land that promotes eco-tourism
  • 81
    Lebanese municipalities
    were consulted and supported on their waste management strategy since the beginning of the crisis
  • 852
    tons
    of solid waste were recycled in 2015. Treating 4x more waste/day since the begining of the Lebanese waste management crisis
  • 150
    local farmers
    were trained and supported on their agricultural and irrigation management systems.
  • 80%
    of the IHCW
    (Infectuous Hospital Care Waste) in Lebanon is treated by arcenciel every year

Activites

Ecolodge

Ecolodge

Taanayel

Auberge St Michel

Auberge St Michel

Maasser el Chouf

Al Khan Al Makssoud

Al Khan Al Makssoud

Taanayel

Les Terrasses

Les Terrasses

Maasser el Chouf

Domaine de Taanayel

Domaine de Taanayel

Cirquenciel

Cirquenciel

Laiterie du couvent de Taanayel

Laiterie du couvent de Taanayel

La Brocante

La Brocante