About Living Room

One journey made of many stories.

It all started with a question...

What does it look like to love?

In 2009, Living Room was created from the cries which were heeded from countless patients lying in anguish under the shade of trees; from mothers who helplessly watched their children writhe in needless pain; from health professionals who lacked training and access to essential tools. Through the small but essential act of listening and loving, Living Room saw a tremendous need to work with the community to bring hospice and palliative care services to the small Kenyan village of Chebaiywa. Over the past 10 years, Living Room has been a life-giving and transformative refuge for thousands of people in Kenya. Their stories are the panes of glass that make up the mosaic of our organization. We are challenged daily to learn more, listen better and love deeper.

Our Vision

To create a community of compassion for Kenyans in need of hospice care.

Our Belief

Every person is created in the image of God. More than treating a disease, we care for a person holistically.

Our Ministry

To extend quality physical, psychological, and spiritual care to patients and their families.

Our Mission

To provide dignity and quality of life to people in Kenya affected by life-threatening illnesses through holistic care and education.

Our Community

We are a reflection of the lives that pass through our doors.
These are their faces and here are their stories.

Our Leadership

We are unified by our commitment to honoring life and offering hope to our guests and their loved ones. We are comprised of caring individuals with a passion to see the vision of Living Room be achieved in every aspect of the organization.

David Poole | U.S. Chairman
Peter Boit | Kenya Chairman
David Bixby | U.S. Board
Janet Boit | Kenya Board
Keith England | U.S. Board

Blake Heal | U.S. Board
Mary Herbert | U.S. Board
Scott Kujath | U.S. Board
Pam Malloy | U.S. Board
Eric Martin | U.S. Board

Christian Mungai | U.S. Board
Allison Tarus | Kenya Board
David Tarus | Kenya Board
Juli Boit | Int’l Director
Dennis McGowan |  Exec. Director


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