The National Body for Micro-credit is an organization established under public law which pursues the following objectives:
- to promote the knowledge of Microcredit and Microfinance as the pivotal tool for the eradication of poverty;
- to identify the necessary measures for the realization of initiatives in favour of people in need, and to encourage the creation of micro enterprises at national and international level;
- to look after the training and the efficiency of Microcredit and Microfinance providers so that they can better satisfy the necessities of people experiencing social and financial exclusion and, at the same time, to encourage and the establishment of partnerships;
- to repeat the positive experiences carried out in Italy abroad, in developing Countries, and in collaboration with the Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.