|Name (Pseudo-nym)||Age||Racial or ethnic group||Language||Self-identity||Health status||Employment||Shelter & Housing type||Shared household income||Household members (incl. Internal and external family, friends or strangers)|
|Curella||28||Coloured||Afrikaans||“femgay”||HIV negative & no other physical health concern.||Informal work in admin and retail||Shares the lounge with her step-sister in a shared one-bedroom brick house.||R6000 (US$400) per month||
Lives with her mother, step-father and step-sister.|
Her extended family and grandfather (consented) live across the street.
|Georgina||27||Coloured||Afrikaans||“moffie” or “gay”||HIV negative & no other physical health concern.||Neighbour-hood watch||Has her own room in a shared two bedroom brick house.||R9000 (US$600) per month||Lives with her mother (consented), father and other extended family members.|
|Stacey||28||Coloured||Afrikaans||“femgay”||Living with HIV, started and stopped ART more than once.||Informal hairstylist||Moves in between formal and informal houses of extended family, usually sharing a room or staying in an informal extended room.||R3400 (US$227) per month||Internal family (mother and brother) moved away, therefore she moves between houses of extended family members (niece or aunt) or friends.|
|Sizwe||21||Black||Xhosa||“MSM”||HIV negative & no other physical health concerns||Informal work in retail||Has her own room in a shared three bedroom brick house.||R2500 (US$167) per month||Lives with her mother (consented), sister and brother.|
|Steven||28||Coloured||Afrikaans||“gay” or “femgay”||
Living with HIV.|
Starts and stops ART regularly.
Previous TB diagnosis.
Went for drug rehabilitation.
|Formal retail job||Has her room in a shared informal wooden house in aunt’s backyard.||R7350 (US$490) per month||Lives with her sister, mother (consented) and father (consented). Her aunt (consented) lives in the main house.|
|Owen||25||Coloured||Afrikaans||“transgender woman”||Both her and her sister are living with HIV and both are on consistent ART.||Unemployed, rents out house||Own bedroom in a shared three bedroom brick house.||R1500 (US$100) per month||Lives with her sister in a house where a lot of friends of them come to have casual sex during the day. Sometimes they rent the house out and stay with friends.|
|Patricia||32||Coloured||Afrikaans||“gay”||HIV negative & casual drug user.||Sex work||
Moves between informal houses. Shared an informal garage space previously.|
Has been homeless in the past.
|R3000 (US$200) per month||Stays currently on an open piece of land in a self-erected informal house of her own, with her friend (consented) and friend’s husband (consented) as neighbours.|
|Girlie||27||Coloured||Afrikaans||unable/ unwilling to categorise||
Living with HIV.|
Casual drug user which is why clinic staff doesn’t want her to start ART.
|Sex work & street hawking||Shares a room with her brother in a shared two bedroom brick house. Sometimes sleeps outside the house when boyfriend visits.||Information not available||Stays with brother (consented) and mother. Her step-sister (consented, but stopped participation) and extended family are next door neighbours.|