CARD-MRI Development Institute, (CMDI) Inc. is a non-stock, non-profit organization registered at the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 21, 2005. The organization was established to provide courses of study in microfinance development, non-degree technical courses and other similar courses subject to the laws of the Philippines. In 2013, TESDA granted approval for CMDI to offer Microfinance Technology NC II registered under the TVET Program. In 2015, CMDI was granted a permit by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to operate a tertiary education institute and offered the course, Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship with Specialization in Microfinance. It was also accredited by TESSDA as an Assessment Center for Microfinance Technology NC II. In 2016, CMDI started offering Senoir High School with Accountancy, Business and Management (ABM) track. Its main office is located at Brgy. Tranca, Bay, Laguna. It has four other campuses located in Pasay City, Baguio city, Masbate City and Tagum City. The organization has 54 regular staff, 7 part – time staff, 23 outsourced staff and 10 members of the Board of Trustees.
Its purpose among others is to provide exceptional practitioner – led training and education services to create competent and dedicated people who improve and uplift socio-economically challenged families.
It was granted a 3-year certification for donee institution status by PCNC on April 8, 2009 which ended on April 7, 2012. It received a 5-year certification on June 6, 2012 that ended on June 8, 2017.