Misheck Nyandoro enjoys his huge family. He says he is living a life of luxury, as his children shower him with gifts and money while his wives make sure that his house, stomach and other desires are taken care of.
He married his first bride in 1983, and is now preparing to take up his 17th bride.
He says that if he could manage it, he would marry 100 women and have 1000 children in total, but the economy forced him to slow down for the past few years.
As a retired war veteran he does not work, as his main priority is to satisfy his wives, he says. He hopes to complete a polygamy project he started in 1983 and has no intentions of stopping until he dies. Polygamy is common in Zimbabwe.
He claims that he is not experiencing any financial strain for raising over 150 children.
Instead, he is benefiting from it.
"My children spoil me. I am constantly receiving gifts and cash from them and my step-sons.," he says.
Every one of his wives cooks for him daily, but he will only eat the best meals, and anything he feels is below standard gets thrown away, he adds.
When it comes to sleeping arrangements, the elderly father says he designed a schedule that allows him to satisfy four of his wives per night at least.
"I am strong and feel as strong as I was when I was 18," he says. "There is no magic but a sound mind. To me every wife is a new person. It feels different."
"This is my job. I have no other job," he adds.
Nyandoro says that he noted that his older wives are not always interested in having sex. However, all of his wives are extremely happy with their lives.
Sources: The Herald
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