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  • With and for every person in difficulty

    arcenciel serves people ‘at risk’ and enables them to become productive and independent members of society, who in turn help others ‘at risk’. This model allows arcenciel’s investment in each marginalized person to exponentially grow, and then helped persons thereafter help others.

  • The earth is our home, protect it

    arcenciel believes in spreading environmental awareness by working on protecting Lebanon’s natural resources. In all its initiatives, arcenciel aims for sustainable economic 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 disability, should be fully respected, and is totally capable of contributing to the diversity and richness of society. arcenciel focuses on integrating these individuals by assisting them on a socio-economic level and by providing them with a much needed support.

  • FOR A BETTER TOMORROW, EMPOWER THE YOUTH TODAY

    arcenciel encourages challenged youths coming from vulnerable backgrounds to engage with society. To accomplish this, arcenciel creates in-depth educational programs, which empowers the youth, giving them needed skills for a better a tomorrow.

  • Different colors, same light

    arcenciel seeks to reintegrate marginalized and at risk people back into the greater community. Why, because arcenciel ardently believes diversity and differences enrich, cultivate and improve society!

Welcome

Welcome to arcenciel. We are a Lebanese based non-profit NGO, which supports Lebanon’s most underprivileged and marginalized communities, regardless of religion, political affiliation or nationality.
Since its inception in 1985, arcenciel’s mission in Lebanon has been to promote diversity, integration and development through 5 core programs: Agriculture & Environment, Mobility & Health, Responsible Tourism, Youth Empowerment, and Social Support.

We welcome everyone to use our site as a tool to participate, together, for the betterment of those in our society who are in need, marginalized and at risk.

LATEST NEWS

Agriculture and environment
arcenciel introduces Beit el Mouzare3, a weekly agricultural market that empowers local farmers. It's goal is to help producers achieve better trading conditions and to promote sustainability. Guaranteed Fair trade!
2016-10-01
Responsible tourism
Promoting the culture and tradition of the Bekaa, arcenciel’s Tourism Program is throwing its first ever Festival de l'Arak!
2016-09-24

  • 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 beginning of the Lebanese waste management crisis
  • 150
    local farmers
    were trained and supported on their agricultural and irrigation management systems.
  • 80%
    of the IHCW
    (Infectious Hospital Care Waste) in Lebanon is treated by arcenciel every year

Consume and Contribute

all of arcenciel's revenues are reinvested into social and environmental work



Ecolodge

Ecolodge

Taanayel

Al Khan Al Makssoud

Al Khan Al Makssoud

Taanayel

Domaine de Taanayel

Domaine de Taanayel

Cirquenciel

Cirquenciel

Laiterie du couvent de Taanayel

Laiterie du couvent de Taanayel

La Brocante

La Brocante