The people of Waisa are mostly self sufficient. Most of the people are skilled farmers whom grow their own wheat in the fields to provide flour, salad leaves and spinach. Many homes have large gardens where they grow fruit trees and vegetable plants. These products enable families to eat a well balanced diet and also sell the extra produce to earn money. Many families feel it a necessity to have a cow or a buffalo or a goat to provide the household with milk, those that cannot afford a cow or a buffalo buy milk from those households that do. Some people keep chickens to provide eggs. It is most likely you will hear the crows of a cockerel in the morning in Waisa. Water is taken from a well, most people have one at home.
Tailoring is a thriving business in Waisa. This is an occupation for both men and women. Men will most likely work in a shop where they will sew clothes for the men of the village; women on the other hand will work from home where they sew women's clothing.
Many homes have a tandoor clay oven. This item is a vertical oven usually outside the living area. These are used for cooking chapattis and other foods. Those that do not have these usually take flour to the businesses outside that make chapattis and pay to have them made. Corn is usually roasted during the winter months and is sold in stalls along the roads. Some people invest in people carriers to transport people to different parts of Pakistan. Many people pay for transport for shopping trips to the nearby shopping district.
Although there are no major hospitals in Waisa there are private GP's who provide minor consultations if necessary usually within their own homes or visits to the patient. There are two government primary schools and a high school for boys. There is also a high school for girls. The boys' high school in Waisa is in an area called "Shigay" towards the south. There are thirty five mosques in total in Waisa. Islamic education is valued within the village and felt to be compulsory for everyone.