As a major industry player, MCPI serves as the voice of the microfinance community in advocating for policies that will promote a more inclusive, gender responsive, and client-friendly environment for microfinance. MCPI also promotes consciousness on the social value of a holistic approach to poverty eradication.

MCPI works closely with the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas on matters relating to the regulation of microfinance institutions, particularly banks and NGOs. MCPI also spearheaded the formulation of a Code of Practice for MFIs, initiated the drafting of the Standard Chart of Accounts for NGOs and promoted the MF Performance Standards for all types of institutions.

Currently, MCPI’s advocacy agenda is focused on tax issues, client protection and social performance.