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Happiness starts with little deeds

This website collects the good deeds, small and big, done by the people of Vaasa and tracks the number of good deeds we will collectively accomplish by August 2024!

Join us in doing good deeds!

Did you enter your good deed in the tracker yet? Or are you here to find out what the deal is? In any case, thank you for being here!
Making others happy, helping others, and caring for the environment increases everyone’s happiness. And that’s what we in Vaasa are good at – after all, our goal is to be the happiest city in the world!  

Some good deeds will be published and shared with others as inspiration and encouragement. You’ll find tips and examples on this page. Don’t forget to follow the city’s social media channels! 

P.S. Remember to report your good deeds so that they show up in the counter. Share it also on social media using #GoodDeedsVaasa

Ronja, the good deeds detective smiles in the picture, in the background is a brick wall.

Ronja, the good deeds detective

Ronja detects and reports on good deeds done by residents. You might spot Ronja interviewing, filming, or asking residents for tips on good deeds. So don't be surprised if you see Ronja lurking in the bushes or curiously peeking around the corner. Tip the Good Deed Detective at

Tips for good deeds

There are small and big acts of doing good deeds. There are many ordinary things we do that bring joy and help others. Here are a few tips to get you started!

  • Give positive feedback and praise whenever you have even the smallest reason to do so.
  • Be kind. Always.
  • Say thank you and smile at the cash register.
  • Recycle the things you don't use.
  • Pick up trash while you're out for a walk.
  • Say something nice to someone on the street.
  • Ask the elderly person next door how they're doing.
  • Hold the door open for people you know and don't know.
  • Get involved in volunteer work.
  • Get out on your bike when you have the chance.
We have done good deeds