The Humanitarian Foundation 2009

When Haakon and Mette-Marit married in 2001, they set up a foundation, and asked for gifts to be given to the foundation. The Norwegian government contributed to the foundation as a wedding present, with one Norwegian kr. per inhabitant in Norway. In total, the foundation received close to six mil. Norwegian kr in connection with… Continue reading The Humanitarian Foundation 2009

The Humanitarian Foundation

At the time of their wedding, Haakon and Mette-Marit started a Humanitarian foundation, which¬†¬†gives out a sum of money to various cases, on their wedding anniversary.   Crown Prince Haakon has previously joked that this is a way for him to remember his anniversary.   This year, the board of the foundation decided that the… Continue reading The Humanitarian Foundation