Arabic sex dating site
The 33-year-old adds and more than half the marriage requests involved men seeking a second or third wife (though not yet a fourth).
“We want to spread joy and connections between people” and help them with “finding love and peace after going through a lot of suffering,” he says.
With the Wesal service, a prospective groom receives a woman’s address when the two have exchanged “likes” online.
“I said yes because I wanted a man who is not jobless, who has a good life and works on his future.” Sheikha, Wesal’s founder, says he wants the site to challenge longstanding customs surrounding matchmaking in Gaza, and to give women more agency in the process.
“Our website encourages them to search for husbands by themselves, to truly choose and say what they like in the man,” he says.
It has been successful, and not just because Tinder and other dating apps are banned or severely frowned on here.
Its founder knows his demographic well: residents of the religiously conservative Gaza Strip, with its culture of resistance.