Businessman Kudakwashe Tagwirei has revealed how he was able to break the yoke of poverty in his family.
Addressing congregates at his Seventh Day Adventist church, Tagwirei said more than 200 relatives rely on him.
The businessman said he makes sure every one of them receives a salary every month.
Tagwirei is one of the most powerful and well connected individuals in the country with business interests in fuel, mining.
He said this behaviour started in 1989 when he was earning $400 working at the Ministry of Transport.
Tagwirei said people should instill a spirit other people when they become successful in life.