To advance education amongst the public in matters pertaining to credit unions and their potential in relieving poverty and need, and to provide education and training in the knowledge and skills pertinent to the establishment and management of credit
unions. To relieve poverty and need amongst communities in the United Kingdom and throughout the World which need such relief, by advising needy persons within those communities how to establish and manage credit unions. To relieve poverty by providing grants,
items, support and other services to credit unions to allow them to extend their services to individuals in need and/or charities, or other organisations working to prevent or relieve poverty.