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The drunkard and the wine maker

Proverb in the local language
Cha mlevi huliwa na mgema.
Proverb's direct translation
What belongs to the drunkard is eaten by a wine maker.
Proverb's meaning
Addiction will cost you your wealth.
From: Swahili
General comments
Kiswahili is spoken in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, DRC, Rwanda and Mozambique.

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