10/26/2015: Sylvia traveled to Swaziland, Africa with Follett Higher Education Group this May to help build a fresh water well for a community in need. Watch the short documentary from the trip here:




09/02/2015: Bambou Heart is featured in A Million People Doing Good. Read the article!




07/15/2015: Follett Higher Education Group sent Sylvia to the 6th Annual Thirst Gala! The gala was an unforgettable night celebrating the incredible efforts of Thirst Project to raise awareness and donations for the clean water cause. Thank you Follett and Thirst Project for all the wonderful work that you do to help others!




07/15/2015: This summer, Follett Higher Education Group and Thirst Project gave Sylvia the amazing opportunity to travel to Swaziland, Africa to learn more about the water crisis and participate in several clean water projects! Please visit the Bambou Heart Facebook page to view a short documentary based on the trip, as well as some pictures from the experience. To find out more about Follett Corporation's community support programs, please visit follett.com/community. To learn more about Thirst Project, visit ThirstProject.org.

Click this link to read a press release about the Swaziland trip: Follett Press Release





12/15/2014: Sylvia is featured in UF's Center for Leadership and Service's Student Spotlight: Student Spotlight Article





06/24/2014: Sylvia attended the 5th Annual Thirst Gala in Los Angeles, California, to support clean drinking water for all!







11/23/2013: Watch BAMBOU HEART™'s latest promotional video!






08/08/2013: BAMBOU HEART™ fundraises for Give Kids The World's Hearts of Reality event!



05/31/2013: Actress and GKTW Angel Bailee Madison signs a BAMBOU HEART™ bottle for a charity auction!



01/30/2013: BAMBOU HEART™ was featured on Brooklands Radio! The segment starts at 08:53.





01/04/2013: Sylvia raises $2,500 for Give Kids The World in Florida! Find out more about GKTW at www.gktw.org. BAMBOU HEART™ thanks you for your continued support.






1/1/2013: Read more about Sylvia's story and journey in Barefoot in the City by Jacqueline Koay.







10/25/2012: PBS Channel 5 News interviews BAMBOU HEART™ founder, Sylvia Lai.





10/11/2012: An article from The Alligator
about BAMBOU HEART™:
Online article link here.








An article by Red Flag Magazine about Sylvia's non-profit organization, Wish Upon A Crane (www.WishUponACrane.org):