SSP to Send Strings to Travelers

If you are traveling and have room in your luggage, Second Strings Project will mail strings to you so you can distribute them yourself.  It is a fun and rewarding way to enhance any travels.  Simply send an email to with your dates of travel and weight available and we’ll get them to you!  Also see out Travel Tips page.

New Partner Announced

Our first partner in Africa is Anthony Onyango Yakobo in Kampala, Uganda.  Feel to to contact him and send some strings.  Welcome aboard Anthony!  You can find his information on the partner page.


Our partner in Guatemala, Ana O’Keefe, has returned to the United States.  Thanks to Ana for all her help!  We’ll have a new contact there soon.

Darryl Purpose to Tanzania

Darryl and his daughter Karolina climbed Mt Kilimanjaro earlier this year and donated hundreds of sets of strings to Bob Julie.  It was an epic trip that also benefited many local musicians.  Maybe you can do the same in your travels.  We’ll provide the strings!



Click here for a video of Bob Julie (note the boxes of donated strings)


Caribbean Donation

Kevin Deame recently delivered a shipment of strings to our partner in Cuba, Pablo Menendez.  If you ever find yourself in Havana, his band Mezcla often performs locally.  You can find the schedule and tour dates in Europe and the US


Darryl Purpose to donate proceeds of his new album to Second Strings

Darryl Purpose has announced that proceeds from his new CD Everywhere At Once will be donated to the Second Strings Project.  Order your copy now!

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