MASHABLE - June 11 - Hawaya is a matrimonial app out of Egypt that's tailored for "safe and conservative matchmaking". The name Hawaya itself was inspired by the Arabic word 'hawa', which translates to 'love'. According to Hawaya, in 2020 alone, one in three men on the app reported that they aimed to get married as soon as possible. ~50% of Hawaya matches engaged in two-way conversations. With the help of an algorithm and an AI engine, users are matched with compatible matches, based on their answers in tandem with their regular left-or-right swipes.