"Ein Helfer predigt auf einem Außenplatz von Mbozi." ("An assistant preaches on an outside place of Mbozi."). View from the side. In the background two grass-roofed houses and the uncompleted church building: On the right a seated African audience, on the left the missionary group consisting of Hildegard Marie Tietzen who sits in front of her harmonium, the seated Missionary Giersch and a standing African who talks to the listeners.; Cf. photo no. 6659 and 6660, taken on the same occasion. -- Ernst Otto Giersch (1878-1946 ) was a missionary of the Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine. He served from 1906 to 1908 in Mbozi (together with his wife Anna Magdalena, née Seiler) and returned home because of illness. From 1927 to 1929 he again served in Mbozi. -- Theodor Tietzen (1893-1973) was a missionary of the Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine. Having married Hildegard Marie Lenz in 1921 and served in South Africa (West) from 1922 to 1927, he moved to East Africa, where he served in Mbozi till 1929 and in Utengule till 1939. In the 1950s he returned to South Africa.