Connect to Retain (C2R) was established in September 2015 in Kilifi County. Connect to Retain is a grassroots nonprofit youth lead and youth serving community-based organization (CBO) that works with Adolescents and Young People living in the coastal region of Kenya. Our head offices are located at Classic Estate, Mnarani ward, Kilifi County- Kenya. The name was coined from Connect to Protect, an organization in the United States in New Orleans, where the Chief Executive Officer, Nassim Jahangir was based as a Mandela Washington Fellow.
To provide innovative and sustainable health, education and entrepreneurship programs in the region.
A just, healthy and prosperous society.
Nassim Jahangir is a clinician currently serving as the Sub county HIV/AIDS and Sexual Transmitted Infections (STI) program coordinator (SCASCO) in Kilifi South with the Ministry of Health, in Kenya. Nassim
Kenfaith Karuta is self-driven, intelligent, goal-oriented Program Officer at Connect To Retain who has a high interest in program work that results in behavior change among adolescents and young people and better policies that leads to better services. She has over
Head of Communications and HRM
Emmanuel Mwakera is a multi-skilled Natural resource specialist, a vibrant youth advocate, writer and an adept digital communication strategist. He is the pioneer president of the
Mis. Naomi Lauzi is a passionate social worker currently working as a field officer at Connect to Retain CBO under the Global fund HIV grant Implementing Adolescent Girls and Young Women Program. She graduated with a diploma in social work and community development
Data Clerk Assistant
Gladys Kai is a young dedicated and reliable social scientist with high interest economic planning, Monitoring and Evaluation and development work that will result in better living standards for the poor, marginalized and vulnerable people in society and development of the economy in general. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and
Brenda Sophy, CPA work as the Accounts assistant at Connect To Retain having attained CPA Part 2 with vast experience of 6 years in the same field from academic institution accounting to Nonprofit making organization.