• baskinta baytouna

    Baskinta Baytouna and Suburbs Organization (منظمة بسكنتا بيتنا و ضواحيها) emerged from the motivation of its inhabitants, who saw unlimited potentials in their village, Baskinta. They invested all the energy and motivation by committing to developing and transforming all existing and berried richness of their village. Through live projects and opportunities, the inhabitants of Baskinta are marching forward towards sustainable development in Baskinta village and the suburbs.

  • Baskinta The Village

    Baskinta ( بسكنتا‎ ) has preserved the traditional aspects of the Lebanese heritage and culture. That can be seen in the tiled red roof houses, and in the old souk‎ at the center of the village that trap inside its walls a nostalgic view of the past. Some of the houses date hundreds of years back, and are still completely intact.

  • Baskinta's Heritage

    Baskinta‎ ( بسكنتا‎ ) is located at the heart of Lebanon, in the Caza of Metn and situated in Mount Lebanon. The population of Baskinta starts from 22,500 inhabitants according to statistics from 2011. Baskinta has a starting altitude of 1250 meters above sea level. It reaches up to 2,628 meters at Baskinta’s highest point, Sannine. Qanat Bekiche , another mountain of Baskinta reaches a high of 1800 meters. The village of Baskinta occupies 5200 hectares of land equal to 52 square kilometers. It is just 43 kilometers from the capital Beirut .


Our Vision

The Lebanese countryside is characterized various aspects; its natural agricultural and environmental wealth, its archaeological, touristic and cultural sites.
These characteristics, along with the rural areas, lack to activate the ingredients of basic life.
These ingredients would ensure the citizen's existence and continuity, and improve his/her way of living, to help build a civil society and a complete rural environment.


Our Mission

The development of agricultural production through its processing and disposal; the protection and improvement of natural resources; the preservation of the rural heritage; the modernization of the civil order in Baskinta; and activating and inducing the role of tourism.

The socialization of human resources is an essential incentive to push the wheel towards sustainable development in Baskinta, so the awareness factor should shed light on the cultural aspect to keep pace with this development.


Our Goals

  • Sustainable development in Baskinta and its suburbs.
  • Integrated rural environment; in order to preserve the rural heritage through the modernization of the civil order and architecture of rural character.
  • The development of the environmental sector; wildlife and agriculture through protecting natural resources and rationalizing energy use.
  • Inducing the role of tourism and activating the cultural face of Baskinta.
  • Work on the socialization of human resources to build a civil society regarding the interest element of the young through their involvement in various organized activities, especially sports, cultural and social ones, as well as being subjected to training courses and lectures to raise awareness.

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