Information about the newly named foundation was published in the British newspaper The Telegraph, which claimed that the couple had filed documents in the United States last month and are currently planning the best way to manage the charity and the site. Web that accompanies it.
More information on how the organization works and the reasons for its support will be released “when the time comes,” a couple spokesperson told CNN on Tuesday.
The organization’s name is not based on their son, Archie Mountbatten-Windsor, but rather on the Greek word “Ark”, which means “source of action,” they said.
In a statement to CNN, the couple said, “Like you, our goal is to support efforts to fight the global pandemic of Covid-19. But faced with this information that came to light, we felt compelled to share the story of how it happened. to be.
“Before SussexRoyal, came the idea of” Ark “- the Greek word for” source of action “.
“We connected to this concept for the charity we hoped to build one day, and it became the inspiration for our son’s name.
“To do something meaningful, to do something that matters. Archewell is a name that combines an ancient word for strength and action, and another that evokes the deep resources on which everyone must draw. We look forward to launching Archewell when the time is right. right. “
Last week, the couple posted a farewell message on their Sussex Royal Instagram account, telling supporters to stay safe despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The message said, “Thank you to this community – for the support, inspiration and shared commitment for the good of the world. We look forward to reconnecting you soon. You have been great!
“Until then, please take good care of yourself and the other. Harry and Meghan. “