BetterCommons complements municipal and NGO services by making it easy to provide or ask for volunteer help between neighbors. It brings together different groups of people on an equal basis and strengthens the local community.

BetterCommons has been selected as a semi-finalist for the EU 2016 Social Innovation Competition out of almost 1100 applicants. It is currently being tested in Finland.

Come along!

“All new that activates people is positive!”

Director of Department Kirsti Viljanen
Naistari migrant women’s living room in Hervanta
Setlementti Tampere Association

The goal of BetterCommons is to:


Find useful and valuable work for anyone within a walking distance


Bring relief to neighbors struggling alone with their everyday lives


Remove unnecessary barriers from employment, integration and providing help


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