Board of Tenderfeet Australia

Half a world away from Kibera, a small team of Aussies are proud to be part of the Tenderfeet ideal.

Based in Busselton Western Australia, the Tenderfeet Australia Inc Board has a diverse range of skills and a heart-felt dedication to the Tenderfeet cause and the Kipepeo program.


Craig Garratt

Craig runs a graphic design studio in Busselton, Western Australia and been passionately involved with Tenderfeet since first visiting Kibera and meeting Tenderfeet founder, Margaret Nyabuto in 2008. With three children (two of whom are teenage girls) Craig is proud to have been  involved in the development of the Kipepeo programme.

Vice Chairperson

Jess Cartwright

Jess works at a community centre in Bunbury, Western Australia and first heard about the Tenderfeet cause in 2011. She has supported the cause as a sponsor, a board member and incredibly active fundraiser ever since. “Education is by far the best gift anyone can be given and I am proud to help provide such a gift to the Tenderfeet and Kipepeo children.”


Nikki Griffiths

Nikki is a local Busselton entrepreneur who has founded numerous businesses and is a former Telstra Business Women’s Award winner and two- time WA Business News 40under40 Award winner as well as MBN Ambassador of the Year for Small Business, and is now sharing her business acumen to support the Tenderfeet cause.


James Gasbarri

James is the CEO of PRT Chartered Accountants in Busselton Western Australia and joined the board in May 2012. James has been supporting Tenderfeet both professionally and also personally through donations and assistance with fundraising efforts.

Board Member

Everlyn Jones

With a background in small business and property development, Ev is a busy Mum to three teenage children. Children’s welfare is very important to Ev and was a big part of why she joined the board.

“I was very impressed with the setup of Tenderfeet Australia Inc and the passion the existing board members displayed towards the health and education of children in Kibera

Board Member

Lisa Scholes

Lisa Scholes works in Healthcare in the South West of Western Australia. She was the first nurse practitioner to be designated to work within general practice in WA, and developed the business protocols for this important position within the medical industry. She has been a part of the Tenderfeet Australia board since early 2012 and is actively engaged in fundraising for the Tenderfeet and Kipepeo cause.