About us

Our Mission

We are a lifestyle eCommerce business on a mission to improve our communities by supporting our talented artists and developing and implementing future health and development projects. 

Our Products

Our products are custom-made pieces or curated handmade pieces. 

La Familia

Founder:  Tawina  is a public health official of Afro-Guyanese descent born and currently based in the Washington DC area. She grew up in Northern Virginia, Botswana, Kenya and Trinidad and Tobago, during that time she had the opportunity to travel with her family and for work to numerous African, Asian, Caribbean, and Latin American countries. Her passion is health and development; with a Master of Public Health degree from Saint Louis University and a Bachelor of Arts and Science degree in International Studies and Biology and African American Studies from Elon University. She has experience working in the public health sector for over 10 years. Her appreciation is how various cultures express themselves and evolve by utilizing the arts,fashion and technology. How her appreciations can help her passion is what motivated her to create The Hut Salud.


Brand Ambassador/ Saluder: Tracy is a model, brand ambassador, and mental health counselor based in Maryland. She finds enjoyment in helping people feel comfortable in who they are.  She obtained a Masters of Arts in Mental Health Counseling and has 9 years experience working in the Human services field; providing support and being an advocate for individuals with mental illness, brain injury, and intellectual disabilities.  Tracy has mastered the art of engaging with people both in the public health sector, along with the fashion sector. To see more of her work, follow her Instagram page @prettyawesomet for health and beauty inspiration.



Brand Ambassador/ Saluder: Iman is a Certified Anesthesiologist Assistant working out of MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Born and Raised in Poughkeepsie, NY, she earned her B.S. Degree in Human Biology from The University at Albany, Albany, NY and her M.S. in Anesthesia from Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL. She also served seven years in The United States Airforce as a Medic. Recently, she has been stepping out of her comfort zone and exploring opportunities in modeling and event promotion for events such as “The Coconut Market” and “Soirée in The Cities” one of America’s Largest Shopping Parties!

Designer: Shannon is a visual and performing artist from Southern Maryland. She works primarily with watercolors, ink markers, and acrylic paints. Her art "Shannon's Artwerkk" explores various themes including cosmic symbols archetypes, and historical figures. Check our her company, Shannon's Artwerkk ,to see more of her work. 

Designer: Loreal "Net Nunet" is a fashion designer from Miami, FL. She received a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Fashion Marketing and Design at American Intercontinental University School of Design.  Her business, Goddess Fashion Factory, was launched with one purpose--to remind every woman they were born a Goddess. Goddesss Fashion Factory offers a variety of handmade African- Inspired clothing, accessories and more; with an option to customize your own look. To see more of her work, visit her company Goddess Fashion Factory .

Designer: Jasmine is an all around creative designer, originally from Washington DC. She finds enjoyment in many forms of expression. Her business, Wild Child Dzigns, was created in an effort to share her work with others who enjoy and appreciate art in all forms. She primarily creates handmade jewelry as well as crocheted garments. Her work has been seen on celebrities such as Mary J. Blige and Vivica Fox to name a few. To see more of her work, visit her company Wild Child Dzigns .

Designer: Gwanyan is a Liberian-American small business owner living and working in Delaware. Over the last 3 years, she has designed and created her own line of handmade jewelry in house using gold plated copper and brass wire and charms. She draws inspiration from the African diaspora and successfully fuses craftsmanship, for which she has a deep affection for, with modern materials and technology. To see more of her work, visit her company Kpelle Designs . 

Designer: Lakesha is a handmade jewelry designer from Chicago, Illinois. She is self taught and has been creating jewelry for over 5 years. Afrohemien was created out of the need for jewelry that represented Black and African culture. She creates jewelry using brass metal and natural materials such as crystals and cowrie shells. To see more of her work, visit her company Afrohemien .


Designer: Farah is a Haitian American jewelry designer who lives in Queens, NY. She started her business, Kreyol Soul Pieces, shortly after deciding to go back to her natural hair. The name Kreyol Soul Pieces was inspired by Farah’s love and adoration for her Haitian roots and all things Afrocentric. Farah is a self taught designer who primarily uses wood and brass to make her jewelry.To see more of her work, visit her company Kreyol Soul Pieces .


Designer: Tumi is a biology student and self taught clothing and accessory designer born in Ibadan, Nigeria. Her love for all forms of art fuel her creativity which helps her create meaningful pieces, she chooses to call art. Her brand, afrocessoryshop, started out of her passion for incorporating African print and pieces into everyday clothing and accessory which has been steadily growing and expanding. Her designs range from everyday tee-shirts to hats and backpacks. To see more of her work, visit her  company Afrocessory Shop .







































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