There are many other self-help initiatives that allow people to organize self-help actions.
Kyosai was born to help entrepreneurs get through this difficult economic time. Entrepreneurs who see their business continue to grow certainly have needs that they can't address on their own. They certainly want to help the self-employed and managers of small businesses to overcome this bad time. Each project, each request can avoid a bankruptcy, a disaster, an economic and family drama.
All offers are checked and then posted. The applicants are also checked and the matching is currently done manually.